US coalition conducts 18 strikes against Islamic State
Published 26/01/2016 | 13:00
The coalition of the United States and its allies conducted 18 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria on Monday, the group said.
In a statement released on Tuesday, the Combined Joint Task Force said three strikes in three cities in Syria hit a tactical unit, a headquarters building and destroyed two cranes.
Separately in Iraq, 15 strikes near six cities hit vehicles, a bulldozer and a fuel tanker; destroyed fighting positions, mortar systems and a weapons cache; and denied access to terrain, the statement said.