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Australia launches first air strike against IS in Iraq

SYDNEY: Australia launched its first air strike against Islamic State (IS) in Iraq on October 9, Thursday.

According to a foreign news agency, Australia commenced its air strike operation with the support of the US.

Australian Defence Minister said in a statement that jet fighters destroyed many IS hideouts in which several militants were killed in Iraq.