12 refugees killed in Coalition airstrike on Raqqa countryside

The street near Raqqa museum after Assad regime airstrikes in 2014

12 civilians killed and 10 others injured in US-led coalition airstrikes targeted buses carrying refugees near Ratle village south Raqqa city on the Euphrates southern bank (al-Shamyie).

NSO reporter in Raqqa countryside said Coalition warplanes targeted with airstrikes several buses carrying civilians fleeing Raqqa to the eastern countryside which killed 12 civilians and injured 10 some are in critical condition.

Reporter said the injuries were taken to al-Kalle village which don’t have a hospital or clinic which forced doctors and nurses to treat them in a primitive ways.

Reporter added coalition targeted with airstrikes during iftar(sunset) on civilian neighborhoods and markets in Raqqa without info on casualties or injuries among civilians yet.

Reporter pointed out the airstrikes targeted (Thakane neighborhood,eastern market,al-Daryie south Panorama) which led to huge destruction in the targeted area and saying the airstrikes are ongoing until now.

Airstrikes come while SDF advance toward Raqqa and positioned 3km away from the city preparing for Raqqa battle which will be launched next June.


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Obada Al-Hussien

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