In the air strike near Raqqa killed more than 30 people

At least 33 people were killed in an airstrike by unidentified force near the Syrian city of raqqa. About it reports Reuters.

According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for human rights, is likely to blame for the mistaken bombing lies with the aircraft of the international coalition headed by the USA.

Raqqa — the unofficial capital of the banned terrorist group “Islamic state”.

On 16 March it became known that the coalition forces mistakenly struck an airstrike on a mosque in the Syrian village of El-Ataribe (province of Aleppo), which has killed at least 42 local resident.

The us military is still night March 17, acknowledged the incorrect impact, and explained the reason for its application. “The mosque was not the target, we attacked the building located 15 meters from her,” said Colonel John Thomas, a representative of USCENTCOM (Central regional command of the U.S. armed forces). He stressed that the building held a meeting of militants “al-Qaeda” (banned in Russia) and “some of them were killed.”