المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

33 civilian victims are killed in a new massacre committed by the International Coalition’s warplanes in Al-Raqqah

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of 33 displaced persons in bombing by warplanes believed to belong to the International Coalition at the middle of yesterday’s night on a school sheltering displaced persons south of Mansoura town in the western Al-Raqqah countryside, where one of the activists of the Syrian Observatory witnessed 33 bodies being pulled out of the rubble of the school which was destroyed by Coalition’s warplanes before members of the “Islamic State” organization come and kept all people away, also 2 persons were seen pulled out alive, and the local residents reported to the observatory that about 40 displaced families from the villages of Al-Raqqah, Homs and Aleppo live in the school,  also local residents reported to the Syrian Observatory that more bodies had been recovered but the observatory had not been able to document them yet, the activists of the observatory were unable to count the number of children and women among the 33 bodies because they were covered while they were pulled out.

With this new massacre, the number of persons who were killed raised to 116 civilians, they are 18 children under the age of eighteen, 23 females and 42 men and young men, all of them were killed by the airstrikes of the International Coalition since the 8th of March 2017 until today the 22nd of March 2017 on the city of Al-Tabaqa, the villages of Shabhar, Al-Safsafa, Al-Ahwas, Al-Borashid, Matab al-Borashid, al-Kasrat area, Al-Karama town, Hamrasa Blasem village, Al-Andalus Farms, Jdaydet Khabur village, a school south of Al-Mansoura town and other areas in Al-Raqqah.

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