ISIS hit with 18 air strikes by U.S led coalition

WASHINGTON: The United States and its allies staged 18 air strikes on ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq on Monday in the latest round of daily attacks on the militant group, a statement from the joint task force said.


Seven of the strikes focused on an area near Al-Hasaka, Syria, hitting tactical units, vehicles and a tank, while targets near Ar Raqqa and Dayr Az Zawr also were hit, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement released on Tuesday.

In Iraq, nine attacks near Baghdadi, Falluja, Haditha, Mosul and Waleed targeted a tunnel system, heavy equipment, a tactical unit, vehicles and a building.