Air strikes hit four Syrian provinces

The US-led coalition has carried out several air strikes targeting Islamic State group positions in northern and eastern Syria, activists said today.

Air strikes hit four Syrian provinces

The US-led coalition has carried out several air strikes targeting Islamic State group positions in northern and eastern Syria, activists said today.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the overnight raids took place in four provinces: Aleppo, Raqqa, Hassakeh and Deir el-Zour. The entrance to Syria’s largest gas plant, Conoco in Deir el-Zour, was among the targets.

The Observatory said there were casualties in the air strikes, but that it had no concrete figures.

A resident on the Turkish side of the Syria-Turkey frontier said strikes thjs morning also struck the Islamic State-controlled town of Tel Abyad. The town is home to a border crossing.

The resident, Mehmet Ozer, said the strikes hit an abandoned military base and an empty school.

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