U.S.-Led Coalition Stages 31 Strikes Against IS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -

The United States and its allies launched 31 air strikes against the Islamic State (IS) terror group on Monday, in their latest daily offensive targeting the terror group in Iraq and Syria, the coalition leading the operations said in a statement.

In Iraq, 22 strikes near eight cities were concentrated near Ramadi and Mosul, hitting seven tactical units, two oil tanker trucks, and multiple fighting positions, according to the Combined Joint Task Force statement released on Tuesday.

Nine strikes in Syria hit four Islamic State tactical units near three cities and several fighting positions, among other targets, the statement detailed.