According to a Syrian human rights group, U.S.-led coalition forces carried out an airstrike that claimed the lives of 33 civilians near Raqqa. The planes apparently targeted a school that was used as a shelter near the ISIS stronghold.







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At least 33 civilians were killed in an airstrike targeting a school that was used as a shelter near Raqqa. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, U.S.-led coalition forces carried out the attack. The planes targeted a building in the town of al-Mansoura. According to other reports, this is not the first time that buildings in the Raqqa area have been targeted recently.

In Washington, U.S. President Donald Trump will meet today with the foreign ministers from 68 countries in order to establish their strategy to eradicate ISIS. This is the first conference of its kind since Trump entered the White House in January.

In the past months, the murderous terrorist organization has lost some of its hold in Syria and Iraq thanks to the cooperation between Russia, Turkey and the U.S.

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