Russia: airstrikes kill 32 civilians

Russia:Dec-19(Rakesh Thakur)

Russian air strikes have killed 32 civilians, half of them women and children, in three areas in northern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said today. Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said warplanes bombarded Raqa, the Islamic State group’s de facto Syrian capital, as well as the towns of Azaz and Al-Bab in Aleppo province.Six children and 11 women were among the dead, and dozens of people were wounded, the Britain-based monitor said. The toll in Raqa also included two rescue workers, according to Abdel Rahman, but he said no suspected militants were killed in the three areas that were hit.