US says strikes in Syria may have resulted in civilian casualties

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Reuters Washington, United States Sep 14, 2016, 12.05 AM (IST)
The US military said on Tuesday that three strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria in the past six days may have caused civilian casualties.

US Central Command said in a statement that strikes near Dayz Az Zawr on September 7, near Raqqa on September 10 and near Ash Shaddadah on September 12 may have resulted in civilian casualties.

(Reuters)
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