Strikes on east Syria's last IS pocket kill 25 civilians

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AFP Beirut
Air strikes on the last pocket of Islamic State jihadists in eastern Syria have killed at least 25 civilians, including seven children, a monitor said today.

The strikes were conducted on Sunday on and around the village of Al-Shaafah, north of the former IS bastion of Albu Kamal near the border with Iraq, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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First Published: Feb 26 2018 | 2:10 PM IST

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