US Hits Oil Targets In Syria

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The US-led coalition against Islamic States has targeted 12 oil refineries in Syria during a third night of air strikes against the militants.

 

US targets oil fields in Syria
US targets oil fields in Syria

The raids – carried out by US, Saudi and UAE aircrafts – killed 14 ISIS fighters and five civilians in eastern Syria. ISIS is believed to control six out of 10 of Syria’s oil fields, including the Omar facility, and four small fields in Iraq, including Ajeel and Hamreen