The United States and the other countries that make up the international coalition against the jihadist Islamic State, or IS, launched Saturday a total of 12 air strikes against its positions in Syria and Iraq, the U.S. Combined Joint Task Force said.
Six bombings were carried out near the city of Kobani that destroyed two buildings, five combat positions and two of the terrorist group’s vehicles.
In Iraq, meanwhile, one of the air attacks was in the Al Asad region, where a jihadist building was blown up and one of its tactical units decimated.
Another operation took place near Mosul, destroying an IS vehicle, while the one near Fallujah eliminated another two.
Two other attacks were launched in the Al Gaim region and a sixth in Baiji, according to the U.S. Combined Joint Task Force.
Dozens of IS jihadists were killed or wounded Saturday to the north and west of Baghdad in battles with the regular army and in bombings by Iraqi and international aircraft, security forces told Efe.
Taking part in the attacks carried out Saturday in Syria were The United States, Bahrain, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
As for the Iraq attacks, participating along with the United States were Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, the Netherlands and Britain. EFE