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Airstrike on area held by IS in eastern Syria kills 28

AP  |  Beirut 

Syrian and a war monitor say an airstrike in an area controlled by the Islamic State group in eastern has killed at least 28 civilians.

State agency blamed warplanes of the US-led coalition for the Thursday night attack that it said killed 30 and wounded dozens.

The Britain-based for Human Rights said the airstrike hit an ice factory that dozens of families were using as a shelter near the village of close to the Iraqi border.

It said at least 28 civilians were killed.

Iraqi warplanes as well as those of the US-led coalition have carried out attacks against areas held by IS in the past.

IS still controls small pockets in eastern

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 13:25 IST