US and allies drop 17 strikes on Daesh targets in Iraq and Syria

Published March 9th, 2016 - 02:26 GMT
A US navy fighter jet. (AFP/Jacob G. Sisco)
A US navy fighter jet. (AFP/Jacob G. Sisco)

The coalition of the US and its allies conducted 17 strikes against Daesh targets in Iraq and Syria on Tuesday, according to a statement by coalition representatives on Wednesday.

The Combined Joint Task Force reported that six strikes dropped near three cities in Syria destroyed cranes, fighting positions and impacted a natural gas processing plant, among other targets.

In Iraq, the coalition conducted 11 strikes near five cities which impacted several tactical units and destroyed vehicles, explosive devices and mortar fire positions, according to the statement.


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