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106 civilians dead from US Air strikes

42 children including another 64 civilians have been killed in a series of air strikes by the US-led coalition

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  1. “At least 106 civilians, including 42 children, have been killed in a series of air strikes by the US-led coalition on an ISIL-held town in eastern Syria, according to a monitoring group. “
  2. “The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) says the deaths resulted from air strikes targeted Mayadeen in the province of Deir Az Zor.”
  3. “The first round of air strikes reportedly killed 35 civilians.”
  4. “There was no immediate comment from the 68-member coalition led by the US.”
  5. “This week, the SOHR reported the highest monthly civilian death toll for the coalition’s operations in Syria. Between April 23 and May 23 of this year, coalition strikes killed a total of 225 civilians in Syria, including dozens of children.”
  6. “On Thursday, a Pentagon investigation concluded that at least 105 civilians died in an air raid on an ISIL weapons cache in Mosul in March. Prior to the new revelation, the US military had said coalition air strikes in Iraq and Syria had “unintentionally” killed a total of 352 civilians since 2014.”

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