US airstrike kills 16 civilians in eastern Syria

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February 20, 2018 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

HIJJIN, Syria – More than 16 civilians have been killed by a  US airstrike in eastern Syria.

The attack occurred against ISIS-held Hijjin city in the northeast of  Deir Ezzor province.

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Hijjin city has a high number of foreign ISIS militants, significantly from the Gaza strip in Palestine. Further details of this can be read here.

The US are yet to make a statement about yesterday’s atrocity.

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