'US, allies stage more air strikes in Iraq against Islamic State'

The US-led coalition launched seven air strikes in Iraq against Islamic State militants since early Sunday, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement.

Reuters| Updated: Mar 30, 2015, 22:29 PM IST

Washington: The US-led coalition launched seven air strikes in Iraq against Islamic State militants since early Sunday, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement.

The air strikes, conducted near Mosul, Sinjar, Tal Afar and Tikrit, hit two units of militant fighters as well as a fighting position, several buildings and other targets, the task force said on Monday.