US-led coalition launches 15 airstrikes in Syria, Iraq

Published February 12th, 2015 - 01:21 GMT

The US-led coalition conducted a total of 15 airstrikes since Wednesday, Reuters reported.

Three of the airstrikes were conducted in Syria, destroying six militant tactical units near Kobani. The Combined Joint Task Force also stated there were hits near "multiple" oil pump jacks near Hasaka. 

In Iraq, a total of 12 airstrikes were conducted, targeting Mosul, Kirkuk, Makhmur, Tal Afar, and al Asad. According to a Combined Joint Task Force statement, the airstrikes hit Daesh tactical units, bulldozers, vehicles, buildings, and heavy machine guns.  

The airstrikes follow Jordan's aerial campaign against Daesh, which has allegedly reduced the terrorists' military capacities by 20 percent. 

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