IT’S ON! – French Fighter Jets SLAM Multiple ISIS Targets in Raqqa
The French government's response to the recent terror attacks in Paris has been swift and brutal, with fighter jets swarming into the skies over Syria to deliver 20 bombs directly to jihadist training camps and other targets in the region.
French President Francois Hollande called the attacks in Paris an “act of war” during a televised address and vowed that France's response “will be merciless toward the barbarians of Islamic State group.” So far it looks like he is delivering on that promise.
French jets struck the heart of ISIS-controlled territory on Sunday in the first direct retaliation for Friday’s deadly terror attacks that killed 129 in Paris.
French fighter jets dropped 20 bombs on a command and control center, jihadi recruitment center, munitions depot and ISIS training camp in the Syrian city of Raqqa, AP and Reuters reported, citing a statement from the French Defense Ministry.
The "massive" raid was launched from the United Arab Emirates and Jordan and was carried out in coordination with U.S. forces.
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