December 23, 2014 / 1:58 PM / in 3 years

Ten more strikes hit Islamic State in Syria, Iraq: U.S. military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Syria and Iraq launched 10 more strikes against the militants on Tuesday, destroying various fighting positions, the U.S. military said in a statement.

A general view shows the town of Sinjar as smoke rises from what activists said were U.S.-led air strikes December 22, 2014. On Sunday, Kurdish and Yazidi fighters battled to take the Sinjar back from Islamic State after breaking a months-long siege of the mountain above it. REUTERS/Stringer

The seven strikes in Syria and three in Iraq also struck a unit of Islamic State fighters as well as some of the militants’ oil collection equipment, according to the Combined Joint Task Force for the operation.

Reporting by Washington Newsroom; Editing by Bill Trott

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