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General News    H3'ed 7/21/16

US Airstrikes Kill at Least 73 Civilians in Syria

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US airstrikes kill at least 73 civilians in northern Syria
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In the early hours of Tuesday morning, activists described coalition aircraft hitting a cluster of houses in the village of Tokkhar, where nearly 200 people had gathered to seek shelter as the frontline shifted towards their homes. Most of those inside were killed or injured.

“The death toll is 117. We could document the identity of 73 civilians including 35 children and 20 women. The rest of the dead bodies are charred, or have been reduced to shreds,” said Adnan al-Housen, an activist from Manbij......

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