U.S.-led forces launch 31 air strikes in Iraq, Syria: U.S. military
Sixteen of the air strikes in Iraq were centered around Mosul, where they hit tactical units, vehicles, bridges, artillery systems and destroyed six culverts, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement on Thursday.
Other strikes in Iraq hit near Sinjar, Tal Afar and Kirkuk, it said.
U.S. and partner nations continued to target Islamic State militants near Kobani, with nine strikes in a 24-hour period. A tenth air strike destroyed a weapons storage facility near Ar Raqqa, the statement said. -Reuters