28 civilians were killed Tuesday in apart U.S. and Russian-led airstrikes in Syria’sprovince, where rival offensives against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are underway, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), which monitors the conflict, said.
The eastern range of Deir el-Zour is seen as esteem by Kurdish and Arab forces upheld by the U.S.-led bloc as good as by Syrian supervision troops, which are corroborated by Russia.
“Coalition air strikes killed 12 members of a singular family, among them 5 children, in a encampment on the eastern banks of the Euphrates River,” Rami Abdel Rahman, conduct of the SOHR, said.
Russian airstrikes hit tents set up alongside the Euphrates stream on Tuesday, killing “16 civilians including 5 children,” Rahman said.
Deir el-Zour is the last major ISIS holdout in Syria.