المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Aerial bombardments and mines kill many persons in the countryside of Al-Raqqah

Al-Raqqah Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights:
Warplanes believed to belong to the International Coalition carried out several airstrikes after midnight yesterday on areas in Al-Raqqah city and its outskirts the main stronghold of the “Islamic State” organization in Syria, they also carried out other airstrikes on areas in Hamra Blasem village in the eastern countryside of Al-Raqqah, while 7 citizens (5 citizens women from one family and another citizen woman and a child) were killed in bombing by warplanes believed to belong to the international Coalition on areas in Shabhar village in the western countryside of Al-Raqqah, also SOHR received information about the death of several persons (mostly children) by the explosion of mines planted by the organization in Hazima town in the eastern countryside of Al-Raqqah, while the clashes continued until after the midnight of yesterday in al-Karama town in the eastern countryside of Al-Raqqah between the “Islamic State” organization against the Syria Democratic Forces backed by warplanes of the International Coalition, where the last mentioned seeks to take control of the town, which will enable them in case they were able to hold control of it to achieve greater advancement towards areas closer to the east of the stronghold of the “Islamic State” organization in Syria, amid continuous air and missile shelling on the area and information about more casualties in the ranks of both parties.

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