The US-led coalition has revealed that they have killed more than 1,300 civilians in Iraq and Syria since 2014 but unintentionally during clashed with the Islamic State (Islamic militant organization) says it has unintentionally killed more than 1,300 civilians in Iraq and Syria since 2014.
The further said in a statement that they have done 34,502 strikes since its air campaign against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant started nearly five years ago. It also said in the report by a UK-based monitoring group, the number of deaths is much higher, but estimated close to 13,000 residents’ fatalities.
The US-led fights started when the Islamic States of Iraq and Syria had a control of huge regions of territory.
The group also some time dubbed “Salafi jihadist militant group” starting ruling millions of civilians by carrying out and inspiring deadly attacks around the globe.
On another side, the US-led coalition has been eight months ago admitted that their attacks caused 1,100 civilian deaths of 1,100 civilian deaths, while their latest admission considers to some extent slightly higher. They also let know that 111 more possible cases of civilian fatalities are still under investigation.
If human rights and monitoring groups’ claim to be considered that revealed the actual death toll is many times higher which apparently comes closer to reality, making false the US-led coalition admission.
Senior crisis response advisor of Amnesty International, Donatella Rovera indicted the US-led coalition of remaining “deeply in denial” regarding the true scale.
Rovera said like this, “Today’s acknowledgement of further civilian deaths underscores the urgent need for thorough, independent investigations that can uncover the true scale of civilian casualties caused by coalition strikes, examine whether each attack complied with international humanitarian law and provide full reparation to victims,”
If activists’ investigation is to be believed occurred previous month that over 1,600 civilians have been killed in coalition assaults on the Syrian city of Raqqa alone in a five-month campaign to get rid of IS in 2017.