The U.S. military reported that in the region in addition directed a group of Marines of the 26th expeditionary unit. Their number is not specified.

26-e marine unit since inception in the 1970s, he participated in many operations, including the Persian Gulf and Yugoslavia.

Earlier it was reported that the coalition United States carried out 16 air strikes on ISIS in Iraq.

"Islamic state" is a terrorist group whose activities are banned in several countries, including in Russia.