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    Bloody Harvest: US Airstrikes Reported to Be Killing 12 Civilians Daily

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    US-led coalition airstrikes against Daesh terror group (banned in Russia) in Iraq and Syria result in deaths of at least 12 civilians every day, according to a report released on Monday.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Up to date, at least 2,300 civilians have likely died from the coalition strikes, which amounts to about 80 people every month, The Daily Beast reported citing an Airwars investigation.

    Civilian casualties under US President Donald Trump are on pace to double, according to the report.

    The coalition’s own casualty estimates are much lower than those of the nonprofits, but show a growing amount of civilian deaths.

    The official total number of casualties since the beginning of strikes in 2014 now amounts to at least 603, according to the latest coalition’s monthly casualty report.

    The US-led coalition of 76 members is conducting airstrikes, ground-based and rocket-propelled artillery fire against Daesh in Syria and Iraq.

    The strikes in Iraq are conducted in support of the Iraqi government, but those in Syria are not authorized by the UN Security Council or the government of President Bashar Assad.

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