U.S. Launches 20 Airstrikes Against IS

(Reuters) -

The United States launched 20 airstrikes against Islamic State terrorists in recent days, military officials said in a statement on Wednesday.

Since Monday, U.S. forces conducted seven strikes against the terrorist group in Syria and led 13 strikes in Iraq with its partner nations, according to the statement from the Combined Joint Task Force for the coalition overseeing the operation.

The strikes centered in the Syrian border town of Kobani, as well as near Sinjar, Qaim, Ramadi, Mosul and Samarra in Iraq.