US leads 12 air strikes against Islamic State: Military

 The United States and its coalition partners struck four units of Islamic State militants amid 11 air strikes in Iraq since early Monday, the US military said in a statement.

Reuters| Updated: Feb 10, 2015, 18:08 PM IST

Washington: The United States and its coalition partners struck four units of Islamic State militants amid 11 air strikes in Iraq since early Monday, the US military said in a statement.

The strikes, near seven Iraqi cities including Tal Afar, Kirkuk and Bayji, also hit an Islamic State bunker, fighting positions, a checkpoint and other targets, said the statement released on Tuesday. 

The US-led coalition also conducted one air strike in Dayr az Zawr, Syria, hitting an Islamic State vehicle, the statement said.