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Official- Gunmen kill 4 civilians in mosque in Afghanistan

Official- Gunmen kill 4 civilians in mosque in Afghanistan

An Afghan official says gunmen opened fire on worshippers inside a mosque in eastern Nangarhar province, killing four people. Attahullah Khogyani, the provincial governor’s spokesman, says three people, including the mosque’s religious leader, were wounded in the attack, which took place on Sunday evening in the district of Surkh Rod. No one immediately claimed responsibility […]

July 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
Air strikes kill 12 civilians in south Syria rebel holdout- monitor

Air strikes kill 12 civilians in south Syria rebel holdout- monitor

Unidentified air strikes have killed 12 civilians in a rebel-held pocket of southern Syria as regime ally Russia presses talks for Damascus to retake the area, a monitor said Wednesday. The deadly strikes late Tuesday hit Nawa, the last town under rebel control in the southern province of Daraa, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights […]

July 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Russian strikes kill 37 civilians in Syrian town- monitor

Russian strikes kill 37 civilians in Syrian town- monitor

Russian air strikes killed 37 civilians in the Arbin area of the shrinking rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta near Damascus overnight, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday. “Russian air strikes and incendiary weapons killed the civilians in a basement from burning or suffocation” late on Thursday before a ceasefire came into effect […]

March 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
West ups heat on Damascus as Ghouta civilians wait for aid

West ups heat on Damascus as Ghouta civilians wait for aid

Western powers turned up the heat on Damascus on Friday as tens of thousands of civilians in Syria’s battered rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta awaited desperately needed aid. More than 600 civilians have been killed in the enclave outside Damascus since Russia-backed regime forces launched an assault on February 18. Eastern Ghouta’s 400,000 residents have […]

March 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
Russian strikes kill 53 civilians in Syria’s Deir Ezzor

Russian strikes kill 53 civilians in Syria’s Deir Ezzor

At least 53 civilians, including 21 children, perished early Sunday morning when Russian air strikes hit “residential buildings” in a village held by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, a monitor said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strikes hit the village of Al-Shafah in Deir Ezzor province, on the eastern […]

November 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Suicide attack on NATO convoy in Kabul kills eight civilians

Suicide attack on NATO convoy in Kabul kills eight civilians

A suicide bombing in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday killed eight people and wounded at least 28, officials said, in an attack on a convoy of armored personnel carriers used by the NATO-led Resolute Support mission. The blast hit the NATO coalition convoy during the morning rush hour in one of the busiest areas […]

May 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
ISIS new tactic, gather Mosul’s civilians then lure an airstrike

ISIS new tactic, gather Mosul’s civilians then lure an airstrike

Spokesman for United States military said Thursday that Islamic State fighters had been herding local Iraqi residents into buildings in western Mosul. The rising civilian casualties would restrain the United States and its allies from using airstrikes to help retake that half of the city. Col. Joseph E. Scrocca, a spokesman for the task force […]

March 31, 2017 | By | Reply More
Air strike kills 16 civilians near Damascus- monitor

Air strike kills 16 civilians near Damascus- monitor

At least 16 civilians were killed and dozens wounded on Saturday in an air strike on a rebel-held area outside Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. It said it was not immediately clear who was responsible for the strike on the town Hammuriyeh in the opposition bastion of Eastern Ghouta, which has […]

March 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
ISIS take final stand in Battle for Mosul as Terrified civilians flee

ISIS take final stand in Battle for Mosul as Terrified civilians flee

Exhausted and war-weary to run, he simply trudges down the road away from the hell of Islamic State’s terrifying last stand. Carrying frightened toddler on his shoulders and a tiny baby somehow asleep in his arms, this fleeing father’s haunted face sums up the horror of the siege of Mosul’s ­suicidal dying days. His family […]

March 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Hundreds of Mosul residents killed in US led coalition airstrikes in one week

Hundreds of Mosul residents killed in US led coalition airstrikes in one week

At least 370 civilians killed by US-led air strikes in seven days of fighting, says monitor Airwars, US and its coalition partners fighting the Islamic State have killed hundreds of civilians in the first week of March monitor report claims. The US air power Supporting Iraqi forces storming western Mosul, according to reports by monitoring […]

March 11, 2017 | By | Reply More