US, allies stage 13 attacks on Islamic State targets in Syria, Iraq

Reuters , Tuesday 28 Oct 2014

A man views the town of Kobani during airstrikes by the US led coalition seen from the outskirts of Suruc, near the Turkey-Syria border, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 (Photo: AP)

US forces staged four air strikes on Islamic State militants in Syria on Tuesday and allies joined in nine strikes on the group in Iraq , the US Central Command said.

In Syria, US attack and fighter aircraft went after targets near the border city of Kobani, destroying a small Islamic State unit and four fighting positions.

US and allied attack, fighter and remotely controlled aircraft again targeted the Mosul Dam area with four strikes taking out a small fighting unit, a fighting position, vehicle and logistics base. Two strikes near Fallujah destroyed a small Islamic State unit and tank.

Other strikes were staged west of Baghdad, near Sinjar and northwest of Haditha.

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