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U.S. reports 17 air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria
September 19, 2015 / 10:01 PM / 2 years ago

U.S. reports 17 air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S.-led coalition carried out 17 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria on Friday, a U.S. military statement said.

In Iraq, 12 air raids hit militant targets near cities including Mosul, Kirkuk and Ramadi, said the statement issued on Saturday. The coalition conducted five air strikes in Syria, it added.

Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Tom Brown

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