UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) – 1,144 civilians have been killed in Iraq and Syria by US-led coalition raids since August 2014, according to a coalition statement.
“The strikes carried out by the coalition have caused the unintentional death of at least 1,144 civilians since the beginning of Operation Inherent Resolve,” reads the statement.
At the end of August, this number was 1,069 civilians.
The operation of the US-led international coalition was started in June 2014 in Iraq and in September of the same year in Syria.
The Syrian government has repeatedly asked the United Nations Security Council to condemn coalition operations that inflict civilian casualties and damage to infrastructure.
From August 2014 to November 2017, the coalition reportedly carried out 28,562 airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, according to its own information.
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The Syrian Human Rights Network reported that 2,832 civilians have been killed over the past four years by the military operations of the international coalition against Islamic State led by United States in Syria.
The network added Sunday that a total of 861 children and 617 women were killed by coalition forces as of September 23, 2014, according to a report.
According to the report, the governorate of Raqqa (northern Syria) under the control of the terrorist organization, led the list of civilian casualties by 1133, followed by Aleppo with 782 civilians, Deir al-Zour with 447, Al-Hasakah with 218 and Idlib with 126, Homs in 121, and a shield of 5 civilians.
While the number of civilian casualties by the international coalition forces in the era of both American presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump “976 civilians, including 194 children, 294 women under the Obama, and 1856 civilians, including 667 children, and 323 women in the Trump era.