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More Civilians Martyred in US Airstrike, SDF’s Heavy Fire in Northeastern Syria


Thirty civilians were killed and tens of others were wounded in the US-led coalition air raids and in heavy artillery fire of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the ISIL-held city of Raqqa.

Residential areas in the neighborhoods of Ferdows, al-Badou, al-Thakan, al-Rashid and al-Hana came under heavy attack by the US fighter jets and SDF’s artillery units, leaving 8 civilians, including children and women, dead and 12 more wounded.

The coalitions air and artillery attacks also hit the streets of al-Basel, al-Kanisah and Tal Abyadh in Raqqa and part of the train station near the city, leaving 16 civilians dead and 7 more wounded.

In the meantime, a six-member family was killed in the collation attacks.

Relevant reports said on Thursday that the US fighter jets targeted the two districts of al-Wahdah, al-Nahzah and al-Badou in Raqqa city on Wednesday, killing 14 civilians, including several children, and injuring 74 others.

Meantime, the coalition warplanes fully destroyed Sayedah Basharah church in al-Saknah district in Raqqa city.

Also, 1 civilian was killed and a number of others were wounded in the attacks launched by the US-backed SDF snipers.

Also, the US-led coalition fighter jets bombed residential areas in the Northeastern city of Raqqa on Monday, killing and wounding over 15 civilians.

Ten civilians were killed and five more were injured in a US air attack on residential neighborhoods of the ISIL-held city of Raqqa.

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