US: Islamic State positions targeted in 13 airstrikes in Iraq, Syria

The United States and its allies staged nine airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq and four in Syria, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement on Saturday. The attacks in Iraq hit Islamic State tactical units, buildings, fighting positions, a rocket system and a facility where improvised explosive devices were made, the statement said. The strikes in Iraq were near the city of Raqqa and destroyed tanks and a bunker. The airstrikes were carried out from early Friday to early Saturday.



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