US-led strikes on Syria pro-regime forces kill 100: official

Source: AFP | By I.G. Bhatkali | Published on 8th February 2018, 3:23 PM | Global News | Don't Miss |

Washington: The US-led anti-jihadist coalition carried out strikes in "self-defense" against forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, leaving an estimated more than 100 pro-regime personnel dead, a US military official said.

"We estimate more than 100 Syrian pro-regime forces were killed while engaging SDF and coalition forces," the official said, referring to the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces.

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