At least 57 people, including 42 prisoners and 15 jihadists were killed when a US-led coalition air strike targeted a jail under ISIS control in eastern Syria.
The coalition forces bombed the areas under the control of the Syrian Government. During the attack they used white phosphorus shells.
The US-led coalition used white phosphorus shells which is prohibited by the international law.
49 civilians were killed and 78 others were injured as a result of International coalition airstrike on al-Shifa district in Mosul. Most part of the victims are women and children.
In a gross violation of international humanitarian law, an air strike by the US coalition struck the headquarters of the Syrian Red Crescent and injured its staff in Syria’s city of Idlib.
Officials have confirmed that the U.S. military, despite vowing not to use depleted uranium weapons on the battlefield in Iraq and Syria, fired thousands of rounds of the such munitions during their military campaign.
The air assaults mark the first confirmed use of this armament since the 2003 Iraq invasion, when it was used hundreds of thousands of times, setting off outrage among local communities, which alleged that its toxic material caused cancer and birth defects.