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    U.S. Destroys 280 ISIS Oil Trucks in Syria: Officials
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    U.S. airstrikes destroyed around 280 of ISIS' oil tanker trucks along the Syria-Iraq border on Monday, U.S. officials told NBC News.

    The vehicles were targeted at a "fuel collection point" in the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor.

    Before the strike, the planes dropped leaflets warning the drivers to "run immediately or you will be killed," according to the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

    Airstrikes against ISIS have intensified after the terror group claiming responsibility for the massacre in Paris as well as blowing up Russia's Metrojet passenger jet.