US military investigating alleged civilian casualties in Mosul strike

By REUTERS
March 25, 2017 23:47
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WASHINGTON  - The US military acknowledged on Saturday that the US-led coalition struck at the request of Iraqi security forces a location in West Mosul where dozens of civilian casualties allegedly occurred. US Central Command said in a statement that it took the allegation seriously and has opened an investigation "to determine the facts surrounding this strike and the validity of the allegation of civilian casualties."

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