French and U.S. Airstrikes ‘kill over 140 civilians’ in Syria*
Syria is demanding the U.N. take action after it says French war planes killed more than 120 civilians during airstrikes on Tuesday near the Turkish-Syrian border. The deaths came just a day after U.S. air assaults killed a further 20 people in Manbij.
The Syrian Foreign Ministry sent letters to the U.N. secretary general and to the president of the U.N. Security Council, which at present is Japan.
Damascus wants the organization to look into atrocities committed by France, which is a member of the U.S.-led international coalition, after it targeted the village of Toukhan Al-Kubra, located near the Turkish-Syrian border and the city of Manbij.
“The French unjust aggression claimed the lives of more than 120 civilians, most of them are children, women and elderly, in addition to tens of wounded citizens, the majority of them are…
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