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25 CIVILIANS KILLED BY U.S.-LED COALITION AIR STRIKES IN SYRIA’S HASAKAH PROVINCE

DAMASCUS, Syria, Air strikes carried out by the U.S.-led coalition, killed 25 civilians in Syria's northern province of Hasakah, on Tuesday.

The air strikes targeted civilian homes in the village of Fadel, in the city of Shadadi, southern Hasakah, said the report, adding that, women and children were among the victims, as tens of others were wounded.

The report slammed the attack as a "massacre," saying, the operations of the U.S.-led coalition in Syria are "illegitimate."

The U.S. has been backing the Kurdish-led militant groups in north-eastern Syria.

On Tuesday, the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) launched a new offensive on the Daesh militants, in the eastern countryside of Deir al-Zour province, in eastern Syria, near the Iraqi border.

The SDF stripped Daesh of their de facto capital of Raqqa, in northern Syria late last year, while the Syrian government recaptured large swaths of territory from the Daesh in Deir al-Zour.

The U.S.-led coalition started its operations in Syria in 2014, with the government criticising such coalition for targeting civilians, while urging the UN to put an end to the coalition's operations, in the war-torn country.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK