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ISIS Syria

Airstrikes kill 31 militants

17 Aug, 2014

Syrian fighter jets unleash more than two dozen airstrikes on the ISIS stronghold city of Raqqa, killing at least 31 militants and wounding dozens more. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says 26 strikes hit ISIS-controlled buildings, including the military court and bases in the city. Sources say that at least six civilians are killed and 10 injured in the bombing campaign, which has now lasted five days. Raqqa resident:

About 30 percent of the strikes hit the Islamic State positions, the rest hit civilian areas