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US-led Coalition Strikes Kill Scores of IS Fighters in Eastern Syria

Nearly 150 Islamic State fighters were killed during U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeting IS headquarters in eastern Syria late last week, the coalition said in a statement. The strikes on Saturday targeted a congregation of IS fighters near the town of as-Shafah in eastern Syria's contested Middle Euphrates River Valley, the coalition statement said Tuesday. The fighters, heavily concentrated, were apparently massing for movement. "The strikes underscore our...

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