At Least 15 Civilians Killed in US-led Coalition Strike on Deir ez-Zor - Reports

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Aftermath of artillery attacks on Al-Qusur in Deir ez-Zor. File photo - Sputnik International
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Earlier this week, the US-led coalition jets bombed targets in the town of Al-Shafa in Deir ez-Zor, while two days prior to the airstrike, the coalition performed another attack, which reportedly killed 5 civilians, including two children.

At least 15 civilians were killed in a US-led coalition airstrike on the city of Hajin in Syria's Deir ez-Zor province, the state news agency Sana reported on Saturday citing sources.

Al Jafra district of Deir ez-Zor where the Syrian Arab Army continues fighting with ISIL rebels - Sputnik International
US-Led Coalition Strikes Another Target in Deir Ez-Zor - Reports
The majority among those killed are women and children, according to the Ikhbariya TV channel.

Last month, Damascus accused the US-led coalition of violating international law and killing civilians in a letter to the United Nations, saying that Washington wasn't fighting terrorism in the country. The Syrian Foreign Ministry urged the United Nations to launch an investigation into a deadly airstrike carried out by the coalition in Deir ez-Zor, in which 62 people were killed and dozens injured.

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