February 6, 2016 / 2:46 PM / 2 years ago

U.S., allies conduct 16 strikes against Islamic State: U.S. military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies targeted Islamic State militants in Iraq with 14 strikes on Friday and two strikes in Syria, the U.S. military said on Saturday.

Five of the strikes in Iraq were near Mosul, hitting four Islamic State tactical units and command and control nodes.

The strikes in Syria were near Ayn Isa, hitting an Islamic State vehicle and four buildings.

Reporting by Idrees Ali

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