U.S. Leads 19 Strikes Against IS in Iraq, Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -

The United States and its allies conducted 19 strikes against the Islamic State terror group in Syria and Iraq on Saturday, the coalition leading the operations said.

In a statement released early Sunday, the Combined Joint Task Force said six strikes focused near Al Hasakah and Manbij in Syria destroyed a building, vehicles, a heavy machine gun, and other weapons.

In Iraq, 13 strikes near nine cities hit a weapons factory and storage facility and destroyed bulldozers, an explosive device, and a fighting position, among other targets.