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U.N.: U.S.-Led Coalition Airstrikes Have Killed 300 Civilians in Raqqa, Syria

HeadlineJun 15, 2017
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United Nations investigators say U.S.-led coalition airstrikes have killed at least 300 civilians in and around the Syrian city of Raqqa over the last three months. The deadliest attack was a March 21 airstrike that killed as many as 200 civilians when it struck a school housing displaced families in the town of Mansoura. The U.N. investigators say the escalating U.S.-led bombing campaign has also displaced more than 150,000 civilians. This is Iman Faisal.

Iman Faisal: “[We fled] because of the airstrikes, and there were Daesh [ISIS] bases near to our homes, so we escaped through Al Jazra Street. There are a lot of clashes because of Daesh. What we want is to safely go back to our homes and find them intact. That is all.”

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