US And Allies Launch Air Strikes Against ISIS In Syria

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Air strikes against ISIS in Syria
Air strikes against ISIS in Syria

According to the Pentagon, the US and global alliance said to include Arab nations have launched the first air strikes against Islamic State (ISIS) militants in Syria. Spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said fighter and bomber jets and Tomahawk missiles were used in the attack. The strikes were expected as part of US President Barack Obama’s undertaking to “degrade and destroy” ISIS.