US-led coalition air strikes against remaining pockets of Daesh terrorists in the eastern town of Hajin near the Iraqi border claimed the lives of at least 26 local civilians, including 14 children, AFP reported Friday, citing a UK-based watchdog, the Syrian Observatory for Human rights. Comment: Propaganda spin cycle: ‘Syrian Observatory for Human Rights’ is funded by US and UK governments According to multiple Syrian media reports, toxic white phosphorus munitions had been used by the group in its attacks on the city. Last week, the Russian Defense Ministry said that the indiscriminate air strikes of the US-led coalition have led to the deaths of more than 120 civilians in the east of Syria over the past month. The ministry also said that the US-led coalition was using prohibited munitions in its strikes.
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