WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 22 strikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria on Wednesday, the coalition leading the operations said in a statement on Thursday.
In Syria, there were seven strikes using attack, fighter and remotely piloted aircraft, the Combined Joint Task Force said.
Near al-Hawl, five of the strikes hit two Islamic State tactical units and destroyed seven Islamic State buildings and a fighting position, it said, while near Albu Kamal, two strikes hit a gas and oil separation plant and a refinery.
In Iraq, 15 strikes were coordinated with the Iraqi government, the statement said.
Nine strikes near Mosul hit two tactical units, an improvised weapons factory, an IED factory, a mortar factory and a car bomb facility. Seven fighting positions were also destroyed.
Other strikes in Iraqi were conducted near al-Qaim, Falluja, Hit, Kisik and other cities, the task force said. (Reporting by Clarece Polke; Editing by Susan Heavey and Bernadette Baum)
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