US-led airstrikes kill over 100 in Syria

New Straits Times - - World -

BEIRUT: Airstrikes since Thurs­day evening have killed more than 100 peo­ple, in­clud­ing chil­dren and other fam­ily mem­bers of Is­lamic State fighters in al-Mayadin, a town held by the ji­hadists near Deir al-Zor in eastern Syria, a war mon­i­tor re­ported. The Bri­tain-based Syr­ian Ob­ser­va­tory for Hu­man Rights said the raids were car­ried out by United States-led coali­tion war­planes. The Ob­ser­va­tory said more than 40 chil­dren were among those killed in the strikes, which lev­elled alMayadin’s mu­nic­i­pal­ity build­ing. Agen­cies

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