CNN: Pentagon investigation: US hit mosque complex in Syria
Washington (CNN)A US Central Command investigation found that a March US airstrike in northern Syria did in fact strike a building that was part of a "mosque complex," two US defense officials told CNN Thursday.
For days following the March 16 strike, the Pentagon adamantly rejected the notion that a mosque was hit and that there were civilian casualties -- even as numerous social media reports showed images of bodies being taken out of the rubble.
Instead, in the initial hours following the strike by US drones and aircraft, the Pentagon insisted that it hit only a building some 40 feet away from the mosque, where it said al Qaeda members were holding a meeting.
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Update #1: Pentagon investigation confirms deadly US attack on Syria mosque (Middle East Monitor)
Update #2: Pentagon finally ‘admits’ US jets bombed mosque with civilians in Syria (RT)
WNU Editor: Someone "screwed-up".