US and allies conduct 18 airstrikes against Daesh in Iraq and Syria

Published March 13th, 2016 - 05:39 GMT
Fighter jets. (AFP/File)
Fighter jets. (AFP/File)

The US-led coalition conducted over a dozen airstrikes on Daesh forces in Iraq and Syria on Saturday, according to a statement released by the Command Joint Task Force.

In Iraq, 12 strikes were conducted in coordination with the Iraqi government. The Task Force reported destroying among a Daesh rocket position, supply cache, a large tactical unit and a bridge used by the group. 

Coalition forces carried out six strikes in Syria, four of which struck three separate Daesh targets and destroyed the group's anti-air artillery piece, three vehicles, a mortar and fighting positions, the Task Force said on Sunday.

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