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    US-Led Coalition Airstrikes Kill 23 Civilians in Rural Raqqa

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    Some 23 civilians have been killed in airstrikes by US-led alliance in rural Raqqa, the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces stated on Thursday.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US-led coalition airstrikes killed 23 civilians in a rural Raqqa village, the statement said.

    "At least 23 civilians, including 7 children and 9 women, were killed in airstrikes by the international anti-ISIS [Islamic State] coalition aircraft on the village of Heisha in rural Raqqa."

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