Russian air strikes kill 24 civilians in east Syria: monitor

December 07, 2017

Deir Ezzor's provincial capital of the same name, pictured here on November 5, 2017, has been devastated by Russian-backed government military operations against Islamic State (IS) group jihadists (AFP)

Russian air strikes killed 24 civilians Wednesday in a village held by the Islamic State group near the Euphrates River in eastern Syria, a monitor said.