US has launched bombing raids against ISIS in Syria: Pentagon

The United States and "partners" have launched bombing raids against Islamic State extremists in Syria, the Pentagon said Monday.

AFP| Updated: Sep 23, 2014, 07:29 AM IST

Washington: The United States and "partners" have launched bombing raids against Islamic State extremists in Syria, the Pentagon said Monday.

"I can confirm that US military and partner nation forces are undertaking military action against ISIL (Islamic State group) terrorists in Syria using a mix of fighter, bomber and Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles," spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said in a statement.