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Air strike in Syria's Deir Ezzor killed 26 IS jihadists: monitor

AFP  |  Beirut 

An air strike in Syria's eastern province of has killed 26 members of the Islamic State jihadist group, a Britain-based monitor said today.

Twenty-eight civilians were also killed in the raid on the village of near the Iraqi border late yesterday, the for Human Rights monitor said.

It was not immediately clear if the raid was carried out by an Iraqi plane or by one of the US-led coalition fighting IS, which was not immediately available for comment.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 17:35 IST