US and allies conduct 20 airstrikes against Daesh in Syria and Iraq

Published March 10th, 2016 - 01:47 GMT
A file photo of aftermath of airstrikes in Syria.(AFP/File)
A file photo of aftermath of airstrikes in Syria.(AFP/File)

The US and the allied coalition conducted 20 strikes against Daesh targets in Syria and Iraq on Wednesday, according to leaders from the coalition.

The Combined Joint Task Force released a statement on Thursday which said five strikes were dropped near three cities in Syria targeting Daesh headquarters, fighting positions and a logistics facility, among other targets.

In Iraq, the coalition carried out a total of 15 strikes, of whice nine targeted Ramadi and Sinjar, hitting tactical units and destroying heavy machine guns, supply caches, explosive devices and rocket rails, according to the statement.


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