54 civilians in Iraq, Syria killed in US-led airstrikes: US military
The U.S.-led coalition killed fifty-four civilians between March 31 and Oct. 22 while carrying out airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria, the U.S. military said in a statement on Thursday.
In one particular strike in mid-July, near the Syrian city of Manbij, up to 24 civilians were killed, the statement said.
This brings the total number of civilians killed by the Coalition to 173 since strikes started in 2014.
Reporting by Idrees Ali
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