BEIRUT | US-led coalition hits mosque in Syria used by Islamic State

12Feb - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition says it has hit a mosque used by the Islamic State group as a command and control center in eastern Syria.

The coalition said Tuesday it launched the strike in support of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, who are fighting to drive the extremists from their last tiny stronghold near the border with Iraq.

It said the strike occurred Monday as IS was using the mosque to direct attacks and employ suicide car bombs against the SDF.

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