US-led coalition to probe alleged civilian casualties near Raqa: Pentagon

The US-led coalition operating in Syria will investigate allegations of civilian casualties near the Syrian town of Raqa.

Published: 22nd March 2017 05:55 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd March 2017 06:32 PM   |  A+A-

War-torn Syria. (File photo | AP)

War-torn Syria. (File photo | AP)

By AFP

WASHINGTON: The US-led coalition operating in Syria will investigate allegations of civilian casualties near the Syrian town of Raqa, a Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday.

"Since we have conducted several strikes near Raqa we will provide this information to our civilian casualty team for further investigation," the spokesman said, following reports that a coalition strike killed 33 civilians in the northern Syrian province of the same name.

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