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More than 100 ISIS oil tankers destroyed as alliance steps up airstrikes - U.S. official


PUBLISHED Sun, December 06, 2015 - 8:17pm EST


The multinational coalition carrying out airstrikes against the Islamic State (ISIS) group in Iraq and Syria has stepped up its efforts, particularly against the group’s oil tankers and oilfield infrastructure in eastern Syria, a senior administration official says. “We’ve stepped up our airstrikes, particularly against ISIL oil tankers and its oilfield infrastructure in eastern Syria, with a 116 of those ISIL oil tankers destroyed,” the official said. The official also noted Obama’s decision to deploy special forces to Syria and plans to deploy an expeditionary targeting force to Iraq to assist Iraqi and Kurdish partners as they carry out raids against ISIS targets.





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