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US destroys 'Islamic State' chemical weapons plant in Iraq

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(Worthy News) - A dozen US warplanes destroyed nearly 50 targets at an "Islamic State" chemical weapons production plant in northern Iraq, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.

The barrage of airstrikes near the terrorist group's stronghold of Mosul targeted a converted pharmaceutical manufacturing plant and headquarters.

Air Force Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian told reporters the coordinated airstrikes on Monday took out a "significant chemical threat." [ Source ]

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