5 Jun 2018

Raqqa airstrikes may have been war crimes, says Amnesty

International Editor

The US-led coalition showed scant regard for civilian lives in the Syrian city of Raqqa, Amnesty International has declared, claiming its air assault last year “killed hundreds and injured thousands of civilians”. The coalition has dismissed Amnesty’s claim as “grossly inaccurate”, saying IS fighters had used civilians as collateral damage.