PressTV-5 civilians killed in US-led airstrike in eastern Syria

At least five civilians have been killed in eastern Syria during a new airstrike by the US-led coalition, the Syrian state-run SANA news agency reported.

The attack targeted Hajjin village in the province of Dayr al-Zawr on Wednesday. Dozens of people were also wounded as a result of the bombardment.

Since 2014, the United States and its allies have been carrying out airstrikes against purported Dash positions in Syria without the United Nations’ authorization.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights recently reported that the air raids killed as many as 206 civilians in Dayr al-Zawr only in November.

The US-led airstrikes have also resulted in the injury of hundreds of civilians, some of whom suffered permanent disabilities and had to have their limbs amputated.

This comes as Damascus has repeatedly demanded a halt to the US-led bombing campaign, calling it a violation of its sovereignty.

Recently, the Syrian…

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