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Syria Millennium


A new attack launched by the US-led coalition on residential areas in the northern Raqqa province on Thursday the 8th of December 2016 caused a massacre, leaving dozens of civilians dead or injured.

Local and media sources said the coalition’s warplanes carried out intensive sorties targeting residential buildings in al-Msheirfeh area north of Raqqa, killing 20 people and injuring others. The attack left a trail of destruction in the site. According to the sources, the death toll is expected to rise as there are critical cases among the injured.

Previous attacks by the US-led coalition, which claims to be fighting ISIS terrorist organization in Syria and Iraq since its establishment in August 2014, have caused several massacres in the areas of Manbej, al-Ghandoura, Toukhan al-Kubra and Dabeq in the northern countryside of Aleppo province and in al-Bukamal in eastern Deir Ezzor province and in a number of areas in the city and countryside of Raqqa. Hundreds of civilians were killed or injured in to those attacks.


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