U.S.-led forces conduct 20 air strikes against ISIL

Five of six air strikes by U.S. military forces in Syria targeted the contested city of Kobani near the border with Turkey. In Iraq, U.S. and partner nations conducted 14 air strikes, mostly targeting areas in the oil-producing north of the country controlled by ISIL.

U.S.-led forces conduct 20 air strikes against ISIL

World Bulletin/News Desk

The United States and partner nations have conducted 20 air strikes against ISIL targets in Syria and Iraq since Wednesday, the U.S. Central Command said on Friday.

Five of six air strikes by U.S. military forces in Syria targeted the contested city of Kobani near the border with Turkey, Centcom said in a statement. Those destroyed six ISIL fighting positions and a heavy weapon, it said.

In Iraq, U.S. and partner nations conducted 14 air strikes, mostly targeting areas in the oil-producing north of the country controlled by ISIL.

Four air strikes near al-Qaim destroyed checkpoints, armored vehicles, bunkers, fortifications and a tactical unit, the U.S. military said. Others were directed at militants targets near Kirkuk, Samarra, Tal Afar and Falluja.

Two air strikes near Mosul destroyed 11 bunkers, nine heavy weapons, a vehicle and hit two ISIL units, Centcom said.

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