Strikes on east Syria's last IS pocket kill 25 civilians

AFP
Beirut, Lebanon Published: Feb 26, 2018, 07:58 AM(IST)

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Air strikes on the last pocket of Islamic State jihadists in eastern Syria have killed at least 25 civilians, including seven children, a monitor said Monday.

The strikes were conducted on Sunday on and around the village of Al-Shaafah, north of the former IS bastion of Albu Kamal near the border with Iraq, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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