by Loaa Adel
Jul 27, 2017, 3:40 pm
Coalition airstrike and artillery shelling kill 36 persons in Raqqa
Representational Photo. (AP photo)
Raqqa (Syria News) Air strikes carried out by the US-led international coalition and an artillery shelling killed more than 39 persons in the Islamic State-held city of Raqqa, Enab Baladi reported on Thursday.
Meanwhile, the IS-owned news agency “Amaq” mentioned that 36 persons were killed, while 50 others were wounded in the city of Raqqa, due to an artillery shelling and US air strikes on the neighborhoods of the city.
The news was confirmed by “Raqqa is silently slaughtered” Campaign, which also pointed out to another air strike carried out by Russian warplanes, two days ago, on a IDPs camp in al-Sabkha Town, killing 15 persons.
Moreover, Wrath of the Euphrates Operations Command announced that security forces managed to liberate the vicinity of al-Moustafa Mosque completely, in the center of Nazlet Shehada neighborhood, south of Raqqa.
It is noteworthy, United Nations announced on June 29 that nearly 100 thousand civilians are besieged in the city of Raqqa, north of Syria.
On the same context, a report published by the Syrian Network for Human Rights documented the killing of at least 1400 civilians, including 308 children and 203 women in the city of Raqqa, in the period between 6 November 2016 and 30 June 2017.