New US-Led coalition airstrike in Syria's Deir Ezzor, kills 40 civilians
At least 40 people were killed in new US-led coalition airstrike on Al-Buqa'an village in the surrounding of Hajian Town in Deir Ezzor in eastern Syria.
Iran Press/ Middle East: Most of the victims of the US-led coalition's new aggression on Saturday are Syrian women and children; while the coalition claimed that no civilian casualties resulted from the operation, Iran Press News Agency reported.
Over the past few days, warplanes of the so-called US-led coalition intensified their aggression against Deir Ezzor province as they targeted civilians’ houses claiming the lives of tens of civilians, some of them women and children.
According to the latest statistics of Deir Ezzor province, since the beginning of 2018, the total number of the residents in the province is 1,037,037.
The coalition's operations in Syria are not authorized by the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad or the UN Security Council.