Syrian Observatory: Al-Qaida fighters, civilians killed in Syria strikes

September 23, 2014 11:41

BEIRUT - Air strikes by US-led coalition forces in Syria killed 30 fighters from al Qaida-linked Nusra Front and eight civilians including children, a group monitoring the war said on Tuesday.

The strikes targeted a residential building in Aleppo province used by Nusra Front, said Rami Abdulrahman, who runs the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.The United States said earlier on Tuesday its forces had carried out eight strikes against al-Qaida-affilated militants west of Aleppo.

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