25,000 ISIS fighters dead in airstrikes
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Around 600 fighters with the terror group have been killed over the past month, bringing the total deaths to around 25,000.
Mr Fallon ( briefed Cabinet at its regular meeting in No.10 ahead of a conference later this week of countries contributing to the military effort against ISIS.
He also discussed measures being undertaken to prevent ISIS establishing footholds in other areas, particularly north Africa.
ISIS has suffered major setbacks over the past months in Syria at the hands of government forces and US-backed Kurdish fighters including the loss of the historic city of Palmyra.