Russian strikes kill 34 civilians in Syria’s Deir Ezzor

Russian strikes kill 34 civilians in Syria’s Deir Ezzor
A picture taken on November 23, 2017 shows smoke rising following a reported air strike on the rebel-held besieged town of Arbin, in the Eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of Damascus. / AFP / Amer ALMOHIBANY
Updated 26 November 2017

Russian strikes kill 34 civilians in Syria’s Deir Ezzor

Russian strikes kill 34 civilians in Syria’s Deir Ezzor

BEIRUT: Russian air strikes on Sunday killed 34 civilians, among them 15 children, in a village held by the Daesh group in Syria’s eastern Deir Ezzor province, a monitor said.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strikes hit the village of Al-Shafah, on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River, in the early hours of Sunday morning.