Military strikes continue against ISIL in Syria, Iraq

WASHINGTON, March 17 (KUNA) — The coalition military forces continued to attack so-called Islamic State (IS) in Syria with two strikes using attack aircraft and 20 strikes in Iraq against ISIL targets.
In Syria, two strikes struck IS tactical unit and destroyed 10 IS fighting positions in Al Hawal.
In Iraq, the forces carried out 20 airstrikes against IS targets near Al Baghdadi, Ar Rutbah, Bayji, Fallujah, Hit Kirkuk, Kisik, and Mosul.
Strike assessments are based on initial reports. All aircraft returned to base safely. (end) ys.hs