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Russian air strikes kill 21 civilians in east Syria: monitor

AFP  |  Beirut 

Russian air strikes killed 21 civilians early today in a village held by the Islamic State group near the Euphrates River in eastern Syria, a monitor said.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least nine children were killed in the bombing raids which struck a residential block in the village of Al-Jerzi.

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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 19:45 IST