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Coalition will investigate own airstrike that reportedly killed 30+ civilians in Syria – Pentagon

Coalition will investigate own airstrike that reportedly killed 30+ civilians in Syria – Pentagon

. The Pentagon will aid in investigating reports that at least 33 civilian died near the Syrian town of Raqqa during a US-led coalition airstrike, officials said on Wednesday, following accusations from both local media and monitoring groups based abroad. “At this time, we have no indication that an airstrike struck civilians near Raqqa as the Syrian Observatory for Human …

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Mosul civilians between ‘a rock and a hard place’ – ISIS & US-led coalition strikes

Mosul civilians between 'a rock and a hard place' - ISIS & US-led coalition strikes

. Civilians in Mosul are in densely populated areas, and it makes any airstrikes, even artillery fire, very problematic. If they try to escape, they are killed by ISIS. So, it is a no-win situation for the civilians, says former Pentagon official Michael Maloof. About 100,000 Iraqis have fled the city of Mosul over the past three weeks as the …

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Israeli drone strike leaves civilian dead in southern Syria

Israeli drone strike leaves civilian dead in southern Syria

A so-called monitoring group says at least one civilian has lost his life after an Israeli unmanned combat aerial vehicle carried out an attack in Syria’s southern province of Quneitra. The drone targeted a vehicle as it was travelling along a road linking Khan Arnabah town to the capital city of Damascus on Sunday, leaving the occupant dead, the so-called …

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US-led coalition airstrikes kills 15 civilians near Syria’s Raqqah

USled coalition airstrikes kills 11 civilians near Syrias Raqqah

At least 15 civilians have been killed on Friday in US-led airstrikes on the northern countryside of Raqqa city, The local monitor that tracks war in ISIS-held areas said. Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently campaign said the aerial bombing targeted Mazraet Tishreen north of Raqqa, killing women and children. A woman has been also killed in the international coalition strikes …

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