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France launches 'massive' airstrikes in Syria

7 years 3 weeks 12 hours ago Sunday, November 15 2015 Nov 15, 2015 November 15, 2015 3:29 PM November 15, 2015 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APnewsNow

PARIS - A French defense official says the country has launched a "massive" series of airstrikes on the Islamic State group's de facto capital in Syria, destroying a jihadi training camp and a munitions dump.

The ministry spokesman said Sunday that the strikes on Raqqa involved 12 aircraft, including 10 fighter jets, and 20 bombs were dropped.

The spokesman spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to speak publicly.

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