Sunday, March 26, 2017

US Confirms That Coalition Air Strikes Killed 200 Civilians In West Mosul Last Week

Washington Post: Rescue workers find 101 bodies in Mosul building destroyed in alleged U.S.-led strike

IRBIL, Iraq — Rescue workers said Sunday they had finished extracting more than 100 bodies from the ruins of a house in Mosul where the U.S.-led coalition is alleged to have carried out an airstrike.

The remains of 101 people had been recovered from the rubble by the end of the day, said Col. Safaa Saadi, a civil defense official on the scene. Families may have also removed “a few” bodies from the wrecked building themselves without registering them, he said.

The civil defense teams are still working to clear other houses in the decimated neighborhood, where residents say some families were wiped out during a heavy bombardment involving coalition airstrikes and artillery as Iraqi forces advanced.

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More News On Reports That The US is Now Confirming That Coalition Air Strikes Killed 200 Civilians In West Mosul Last Week

US Confirms Coalition Strike Killed as Many as 200 Civilians in Mosul -- Newsweek
US confirms coalition strikes killed 200 civilians in west Mosul -- Daily Sabah
US-led strike caused civilian deaths in Mosul, Iraqi official says -- CNN
Did RAF Tornados kill Iraqis fleeing ISIS? MoD confirms UK planes were operating in Mosul where hundreds of civilians lost their lives in alleged coalition airstrike -- Daily Mail
Shell-shocked Mosul survivors tell of intense airstrikes -- The Guardian
In west Mosul, 'nowhere is safe for civilians' -- Al Jazeera
Conflicting casualty figures a week after Iraq Mosul blast -- Reuters

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