Turkey, Coalition kill 31 IS militants in N. Syria

ISTANBUL, June 11 (KUNA) — At least 31 militants of the so-called Islamic State (IS) were killed Friday in northern Syria during an operation by Turkish Armed Forces and the U.S.-led coalition, the Turkish Army said Saturday.
A total of 33 IS targets were hit by Howitzers, the army said in a release, adding that targets included gun emplacements, Katyusha rocket launchers and mortars.
U.S.-led coalition forces also launched nine airstrikes on IS positions – five in Jakka, and another four in the rural areas of Doudyan, it said, noting that the joint operation had killed an estimated 31 IS militants. (end) ta.mt