US-led coalition airstrikes in Syria kill 43 people - report

War / Terrorism 11/17/2018, 7:27 PM
US-led coalition airstrikes in Syria kill 43 people - report

At least 43 people, mostly civilians, were killed in airstrikes carried out on Saturday by the United States-led coalition against an ISIS holdout in eastern Syria, London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. 36 ISIS family members, seventeen of them children were among the killed in the attacks in Abu Husn village of Deir Ezzor province, located on the border between Syria and Iraq.

"It's the highest death toll in coalition air strikes since the SDF [Syrian Democratic Forces] launched its attack against the IS pocket" in September, Observatory chief Rami Abdel Rahman said.

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