The coalition strikes on the Islamic state Rakka

The international coalition led by the United States conducted six air strikes against the Islamic state group (EI) in the city of Rakka in Syria, Saturday, July 4, announced a spokesman of the coalition.

“Significant air strikes that took place tonight were made to deprive Daesh (Arabic acronym EI) the ability to move military equipment across Syria and toward Iraq “, said in a statement the spokesman of the coalition, Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Gilleran.

” This has been one of the most important commitments that we deliberately conducted so far in Syria “, said the spokesman, adding that the coalition forces ” successfully attacked many targets “ in Rakka – self-proclaimed capital of the jihadist group – destroying buildings of IE and roads. The strikes “severely limits the freedom of movement of terrorists” , said Lieutenant Colonel Gilleran.

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