France launches airstrikes on Islamic State capital

France launched "massive" airstrikes on the de facto Islamic State capital of Raqqa, Syria, on Sunday, two days after the terrorist group was blamed for a series of attacks in Paris that left more than 120 dead.

The operation was carried out in coordination with U.S. forces. French officials say fighter jets dropped 20 bombs, hitting an ISIS command post, a jihadi recruitment center, a munitions depot, and a training camp.

"The raid ... including 10 fighter jets, was launched simultaneously from the United Arab Emirates and Jordan. Twenty bombs were dropped," the French Defense Ministry said in a statement.

"These were French strikes but they were conducted within the coalition. We helped with the target list," a Pentagon source said.

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