In the period from 23 April to 23 may this year in Syria, a record number of victims of air strikes by the US-led coalition among the civilian population. BFMTV reported, citing data from the Syrian Observatory for human rights.
According to human rights activists, in just a month killed 255 people, including 44 children and 36 women. According to activists, during the air operations of the coalition since the start of operations in 2014, did not have so many deaths per month among the civilian population.
On 30 April the joint command of operation “Unwavering commitment” acknowledged the death in Iraq and Syria 352 civilians. “We regret the unintended civilian deaths as a result of the attempts of the coalition to defeat the terrorists of the “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) and extend our deepest condolences to the families of all the victims,” — said in a statement.
In March, the Syrian Observatory for human rights reported that bombs and missiles coalition led by the USA, over the past month have killed more Syrian civilians than at the hands of the “coalition, headed by Russia,” or militants.