US reports 22 air strikes against ISIL
WASHINGTON - Reuters
In this undated file photo released by a militant website, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, militants of the Islamic State group hold up their weapons and wave its flags on their vehicles in a convoy on a road leading to Iraq, while riding in Raqqa city in Syria. AP PhotoThe United States and its allies carried out 22 air strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants in Syria and Iraq during a 24-hour period to June 7, a US military statement said.
Five of the 11 air raids in Syria targeted ISIL fighters, vehicles and weapons near the northern city of Kobani, it said. In Iraq, 11 air strikes hit targets near five different cities, the statement said. The attacks were carried out between 8 a.m. (0500 GMT) June 6 and 8 a.m. (0500 GMT) June 7.