US-led strikes hit Islamic State, al Qaeda-linked group in Syria

US-led air strikes continued to target Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq in recent days.

By: Reuters | Washington | Published: November 15, 2014 12:00 am
US-led air strikes continued to target Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq in recent days. US-led air strikes continued to target Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq in recent days.

US-led air strikes continued to target Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq in recent days, as well as an al Qaeda-linked group known as the Khorasan Group, US Central Command said in a statement on Friday.

From Wednesday to Friday, the United States and its allies conducted 19 air strikes against Islamic State in Syria and 16 strikes against the militant group in Iraq, according to Central Command.

They also conducted one strike against the Khorasan Group in Syria, it said.

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