Strikes on east Syria's last Islamic State pocket kill 25 civilians

The strikes were around the village of Al-Shaafah on Sunday

Afp February 26, 2018
A wounded man is carried following an air strike on the rebel-held besieged town of Arbin, in the eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus on January 2, 2018 PHOTO: REUTERS

BEIRUT: Air strikes on the last pocket of Islamic State militants in eastern Syria have killed at least 25 civilians, including seven children, a monitor said Monday.

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The strikes were conducted on Sunday on and around the village of Al-Shaafah, north of the former IS bastion of Albu Kamal near the border with Iraq, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.


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