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US Reviewing Allegations Airstrike on IS-run Jail Killed Dozens of Prisoners

The United States is reviewing allegations from an independent group in Syria after the group said a U.S.-led coalition airstrike on an Islamic State-run jail in eastern Syria killed nearly 60 people, many of them believed to be civilian prisoners. Col. Joe Scrocca, a spokesman for the coalition, told Reuters the mission had been “meticulously planned” to avoid potential harm to non-combatants, but the allegation would be assessed by the coalition’s civilian casualty team. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday a coalition airstrike on the IS prison…

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