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3,250 killed in Raqqa battle, including 1,130 civilians: Monitor

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that at least 1,130 civilians were among those killed since the start of the operation in early June

AFP | PTI  |  Beirut 

Representative image. Photo: Reuters
Representative image. Photo: Reuters

The more than four-month-long battle for Raqqa, which US-backed forces declared over on Tuesday, has left at least 3,250 people dead, more than a third of them civilians, a monitor said.

The said that at least 1,130 were among those killed since the start of the operation in early June. Hundreds more were still missing and may have been buried alive in their homes by shelling, and

First Published: Tue, October 17 2017. 23:07 IST
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