Monitor: Air raids kill scores in IS-dominated Syrian provinces

By REUTERS
January 23, 2016 10:13

BEIRUT - A series of air raids killed scores of people over the past 24 hours in the provinces of Raqqa and Deir al-Zor in northern and eastern Syria, which are mostly controlled by Islamic State, a monitoring group said on Saturday.

The death toll in two towns near the city of Deir al-Zor reached 44, in strikes carried out by Russian or Syrian warplanes, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

In Raqqa city, Islamic State's de facto capital in Syria, at least 32 people had been killed, the group said.


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