U.S., Allies Strike 24 ISIS Targets in Iraq, Syria

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A U.S. Army trainer instructs Iraqi Army recruits at a military base in Taji, Iraq, April 12, 2015.Credit: Getty Images

The United States and its allies conducted 24 strikes against the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS or ISIL, in Iraq and Syria on Sunday, the coalition leading the operations said in a statement on Monday.

In Syria, 13 strikes near four cities hit a petroleum junction point as well as two gas and oil separation plants controlled by the militant group, the statement from the Combined Joint Task Force leading the operations said.

Eleven strikes near five cities in Iraq hit three Islamic State tactical units as well as several Islamic State fighting positions, a weapons cache, building and vehicle, according to the statement.

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