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US, allies conduct 15 air strikes in Syria, Iraq

All of the strikes in Syria hit targets near Kobani, destroying four fighting positions and a boat

US, allies conduct 15 air strikes in Syria, Iraq
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US-led forces targeted ISIL militants in Syria with four air strikes from Friday to Saturday morning and conducted 11 strikes against the group in Iraq, the US military said.

All of the strikes in Syria hit targets near Kobani, destroying four fighting positions and a boat, and also hitting an ISIL tactical unit, according to a military statement on Saturday.

In Iraq, five strikes near Fallujah hit tactical units, disabled a fighting position and destroyed vehicles, machine guns and an improvised explosive device. Four strikes near Mosul destroyed three buildings as well as machine guns and vehicles. Coalition forces also struck targets near Ramadi and Tal Afar, the statement said.

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