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Almost 3,000 civilians have been killed by the international coalition in Syria

Debris of the collapsed buildings are seen after the Syrian and Russian armies carried out airstrikes in Aleppo, Syria on November 23, 2016 [Ibrahim Ebu Leys/Anadolu Agency]
Debris of collapsed buildings are seen after Russia carried out air strikes in Syria [Ibrahim Ebu Leys/Anadolu Agency]

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has said that almost 3,000 civilians have been killed by the international coalition over the past four years in Syria, Anadolu reported on Sunday.

The organisation pointed out that of the 2,832 people killed by the US-led coalition, 861 were children and 617 were women. The figures have been collated since the first coalition air attacks were launched on 23 September, 2014.

According to the report, most of the deaths were in Al-Raqqa Governorate, which is controlled by the terrorist Kurdish PYD/PKK. It broke the statistics down thus: 1,133 killed in Al-Raqqa, 782 in Aleppo, 447 in Deir Al-Zor, 218 in Al-Hasaka, 126 in Idlib, 121 in Homs and five in Daraa.

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