US Conducts 14 Strikes on Islamic State Fighters

US aircraft conducted 14 air strikes against Islamic State militants near Iraq’s largest dam in the past 24 hours, officials said Wednesday, amid IS threats to kill a second US journalist.

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US conducts 14 strikes on Islamic State fighters

US drones and fighter jets destroyed or damaged six IS Humvees, three sites for improvised explosive devices, one mortar tube and two armed trucks, US Central Command said. It said the strikes served to “further expand” Iraqi and Kurdish control of the area. -ndtv