The us military has claimed responsibility for the deaths in Syria and Iraq 11 civilians in an air strike by aircraft of the US-led coalition. About it reports Reuters.
As explained by the source Agency, we are talking about four different attacks on rebel positions, which was implemented in the period from 25 October to 9 December last year.
“While the coalition is taking extraordinary efforts to strike at military targets in such a way as to minimize the risk to civilians, in some cases, losses are inevitable,” said the unnamed spokesman.
20 January, the head of US national intelligence James Clapper released a report, according to which the attacks of the us drones over the years, the presidency of Barack Obama (2009-2017) in various countries died from 64 to 117 civilians.
In October 2016, the human rights organization Amnesty International reported the death of over two years 300 Syrian civilians, victims of airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition. According to the American military during the same period, the victim was only one person.
“After analyzing the available data, we believe that in each case the coalition forces did not take adequate precautions to minimize civilian casualties and destruction of civilian objects”, — said the representative of the organization in Beirut, Lynn Maalouf.