U.S. Stages 27 Strikes Against IS in Iraq, Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -

The U.S.-led coalition conducted 27 strikes against the Islamic State (IS) terror group in Iraq and Syria on Monday in its latest round of daily attacks, according to the Combined Joint Task Force leading the operations.

Fifteen strikes in Iraq targeted the terrorist group near eight cities, including Falluja, Mosul, and Ramadi, the task force reported on Tuesday. Altogether, the strikes hit two IS tactical units as well as several of its vehicles and mortar positions, it added.

In Syria, 12 strikes near five cities hit six IS tactical units and eight buildings, among other targets.