At least five civilians have lost their lives when the US-led coalition purportedly fighting the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group carried out an airstrike against Syria’s eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr.
Local sources, requesting anonymity, told Syria’s official news agency SANA that the airborne assault targeted the village of al-Sousa. There were two children among the fallen victims.
Speaking at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting in New York City on Friday, Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar al-Ja’afari said the US-led coalition “is targeting anything in Syria but not terror groups.”
“We are surprised that the UN Special Envoy to Syria (Staffan de Mistura) has ignored the crimes of this coalition against Syrian people. The illegal US-led international coalition continues to perpetrate crimes in Syria, the last of which was in the villages of al-Sousa and al-Bubadran, where 62 civilians lost their…