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400 ISIL militants killed in int'l alliance attacks

AMMAN, Sept 23 (KUNA) -- At least 400 militants of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) were killed on Tuesday in air strikes launched by the US-led international alliance against terrorist sites, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said.
Another 300 militants of the ISIL, Al-Nusra Front and other militant groups were also wounded in the attacks, the SOHR said in a statement.
The fatalities came from Syria and other countries, it said, adding that the air strikes targeted terrorist groups in several Syrian cities, primarily Deir Al-Zour, Al-Hasaka, and Al-Reqa towns.
Earlier in the day, 50 militants of the Syrian opposition group, Al-Nusra Front were killed in attacks by the international alliance in Aleppo in northern Syria, the SOHR said. (end) tk.mt