The coalition struck phosphorous bombs on the hospital in raqqa, told the media
The shells hit the generators, ambulances and departments within the hospital. The international forces dropped more than 20 bombs.
MOSCOW, Aug 5 — RIA Novosti. The international coalition led by the US launched an airstrike phosphorus bombs on the hospital in the Syrian Rakka, reports the Syrian news Agency SANA, citing the Deputy head of the local branch of the “red Crescent”.
“The hospital was bombed more than 20 shells, the purpose of which become generators, ambulances and offices inside the hospital,” — said the Deputy head of the Syrian “red Crescent” Dina al-Asaad, who, according to the Agency, lives in raqqa.
According to her, the hospital was not Islamic state terrorists*. Al-Asaad said that the hospital served about 100 thousand people in the city.
Agency SANA reported on the use of phosphorous bombs coalition in air strikes in raqqa June 9. According to the Agency, the victims of the attacks were at least 17 people.
The coalition led by USA against ISIS* stated that it uses phosphorous weapons in Syria in accordance with international standards, taking precautions against civilians. Criticizing the use of phosphorous bombs were made by the international human rights organization Human Rights Watch.
* The terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG) is prohibited in Russia.