February 21, 2016 / 3:55 AM / 2 years ago

U.S., allies conduct 25 strikes against Islamic State: U.S. military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies targeted Islamic State militants in Iraq with 16 strikes on Friday and nine in Syria, the U.S. military said on Saturday.

Four of the strikes in Iraq were near Mosul, hitting two Islamic State tactical units and command and control nodes.

Four of the strikes in Syria hit three Islamic State tactical units near Al Hasakah.

Reporting by Idrees Ali; Editing by Marguerita Choy

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