57 killed in US-led airstrikes against Islamic State
Guwahati/ 28th June’2017 (Prag News Desk): At least 57 people were killed in airstrikes carried out by the US-led coalition against a prison run by the Islamic State terror organization in the Syrian city of al-Mayadin on Tuesday.
Islamic State terror group were seen putting pressure on the Syrian civilians.
This deadly airstrike kills about 42 civilians, 15 guards were killed including one IS prisoner, source added.
Official said death toll could rise and some people were still missing after the airstrike.
According to source, the prison had about 100 detainees which includes the civilians and IS militants.
The building where IS organisation running the prison was the home leader of al-Qaida in Syria who was killed by the hands of IS.
The Syrian Democratic Forces led by Kurdish militias were taking part in an offensive against Islamic State position in al-Raqqa province. The IS terror organisation is mainly stronghold in Syria.