U.S., Allies Conduct 14 Strikes Against IS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) —

The United States and its allies conducted 14 strikes against the Islamic State terror group in Iraq and Syria on Wednesday, the Combined Joint Task Force leading the operations said in a statement.

In Iraq, 13 strikes included three focused near Ramadi that struck an IS tactical unit and destroyed a bunker, the coalition said in the statement released on Thursday.

Near Mosul, three air strikes struck an IS tactical unit and destroyed a checkpoint, seven fighting positions, a vehicle and an assembly area, the statement said.

In Syria, one strike destroyed an IS structure near Manbij, the statement said, but gave no other details.

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