US-led coalition airstrikes kill 25 civilians in Raqqa

US-led coalition airstrikes kill 25 civilians in Raqqa
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Raqqa (Syria News) 25 civilians were killed and several others were wounded, in air strikes carried out, at evening yesterday, the US-led international on the city of Raqqa.

The international coalition air force carried out more than 40 air strikes on the neighborhoods of the city of Raqqa, killing 25 civilians and wounding others, while violent clashes also took between the Syrian Democratic Forces and Islamic State in the old neighborhoods of the city, Qasioun News reported.

Moreover, the Islamic State militants detonated a booby-trapped vehicle in the area of al-Salam Hospital, near the intersection of 23 Shabbat with Mansour Street, leaving several casualties among the ranks of the Syrian Democratic Forces, according to media sources belonging to the IS.

Meanwhile, Russian Air Force conducted ten air strikes on the neighborhoods of al-Dandala, City Hall and Town Hall in the city of Madan, east of Raqqa; however, the losses were not reported.

It is noteworthy that the international coalition air force is conducting hundreds of air strikes on the city of Raqqa, to back the advance of the Syrian Democratic Forces against the Islamic State militants.

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