U.S., Allies Conduct 18 Strikes Against IS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -

The United States and its allies have conducted 18 strikes against the Islamic State terror group in Iraq and Syria since Tuesday, the U.S. military coalition leading the operations said in a statement on Wednesday.

Coalition forces conducted 14 strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria using ground-attack, attack and fighter aircraft, while in Iraq, they conducted four air strikes, the statement said.