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US, allies conduct 20 air strikes in Iraq and Syria

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04-19-2015 10:42 BJT

The US and its allies have launched 20 air strikes targeting Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria since early Friday.  The report comes from the Combined Joint Task Force leading the US-led military operations to Iraq.  

There were seven air strikes in Syria using attack and bomber aircraft near Kobani and Al Hasakah.  There were 13 strikes in Iraq using fighter and attack aircraft as well as drones near seven locations -- Bayji, Ramadi, Al Asad, Fallujah, Sinjar, Hit and Tal Afar. The offensive came after ISIL claimed a car-bombing attack near the US consulate in the Iraqi city of Arbil which killed 3 civilians.

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