Dozens of Syrian civilians 'killed in Russian airstrike'

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Human rights monitor says nine children were among victims, who were trying to cross Euphrates river to escape fighting

A Russian airstrike has killed 38 civilians as they tried to cross the Euphrates river to escape fighting in eastern Syria’s Deir ez-Zor province, a monitor has said.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, based in Britain, said nine children were among those killed as they tried to cross the river aboard rafts, escaping from areas where Russian-backed regime forces are battling the Islamic State group.

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