U.S., Allies, Launch 20 Strikes Against IS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -

The U.S.-led coalition on Monday staged 20 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, during its latest daily attacks on the terrorist group, the Combined Joint Task Force leading the operations said.

In a statement released on Tuesday the coalition said 19 strikes, near six Iraqi cities, hit seven Islamic State tactical units. The strikes, centered near Mosul, Kisik and Sinjar, also struck numerous fighting positions, vehicles, weaponry, and other targets.

In Syria, one strike near Ayn Isa hit three of the terrorist group’s fighting positions.