Over 50 Civilians Killed, Injured in US-Led Coalition Airstrikes in Eastern Syria
TEHRAN (FNA)- Local sources said on Tuesday that more than 50 civilians were killed or wounded in the US-led coalition air attacks on three different regions in Eastern Deir Ezzur.
The sources reported that the coalition’s fighter jets targeted residential units in Dawar al-Mesriyeh region in the town of Albu Kamal, in the town of al-Sukriyeh and in al-Ahmar oilfield in Albu Kamal’s surrounding regions, killing 16 civilians, including women and children that were Iraqi refugees, and injuring 40 others.
Syrian security sources also reported on Monday that the coalition fighter jets targeted residential units of Aleppo’s refugees in al-Sukriyeh settlement in Albu Kamal region, killing eight members of a Syrian family.
A number of civilians were also injured in the attack, the sources said, adding that they were transferred to Albu Kamal’s hospitals.
Reports said on Sunday that a number of civilians were killed and many more were wounded in the US-led coalition air raid on a village in the Western countryside of Raqqa city.
The coalition’s fighter jets stormed the village of Mazra’a Ya’arab near al-Mansoureh, killing a number of civilians, including the entire members of a family.