US-led coalition uses banned cluster bombs in Deir Ezzor

Deir Ezzor, SANA- The US-led coalition launched a new aggression on the Syrian territories under the pretext of combating Daesh (ISIS) terrorist organization, targeting residential areas in Deir Ezzor countryside with cluster bombs.

Local sources in Deir Ezzor told SANA reporter that the warplanes of the US-led coalition on Wednesday evening shelled the residential neighborhoods in Hajin city and al-Shafaa town in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor with cluster bombs, claiming the lives of a number of the civilians and injuring others, in addition to causing material damage to the civilians’ houses and their properties.

The sources added that hundreds of civilians have been displaced due to the coalition’s continuous strikes which destroyed their houses.

The new aggression comes two days after a heinous massacre committed by the US-led coalition in al-Shafaa town, killing and injuring over 60 civilians.


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