Published On: Tue, Apr 18th, 2017

23 killed in Syria airstrikes

Damascus: At least 23 people were killed in airstrikes in Syria allegedly carried out by the US-led international coalition in areas under the Islamic State (IS) terror organisation’s control in Syria, said a British war monitor on Tuesday.

There were also bombings at one of Bukamal’s entrances and on al-Hamar oil field

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that 13 civilians and three IS militants were among those killed in an airstrike near the town of al-Bukamal on the Syrian border with Iraq, Efe news reported.

There were also bombings at one of Bukamal’s entrances and on al-Hamar oil field in the same town.

Seven other people, including two women and a minor, died in a similar strike against al-Hasaniya village.

Aircraft launched 12 missiles against al-Hasaniya’s Faculty of Agriculture, which had been turned into an IS base.

The SOHR added that coalition airstrikes on Syrian territory had caused the deaths of 1,226 civilians.

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