International coalition warplanes did not hit the areas in the rebel-controlled Syrian province of Deir er-Zor, where over 40 civilians, including women and children, reportedly fell victim to bombing raids on Sunday, the US Army commander claimed.
On Tuesday, the Syrian government blamed the US-led coalition for launching airstrikes in the eastern province of Deir ez-Zor that resulted in heavy civilian casualties. The airstrikes, which took place over the weekend, were denounced as “blatant aggression against the Syrian people” and a “flagrant violation of Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity” the Syrian Foreign Ministry wrote to the UN, as cited by the official SANA news agency.
The lives of at least 31 people were claimed by the airstrike on the city of Al-Bukamal in the eastern Deir ez-Zor province bordering Iraq, the ministry stated, adding that the death toll is expected to climb further as the attack triggered collapse of a…
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