'Staggering' loss of civilian life from US-led airstrikes in Raqqa, says UN

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War crimes investigators say US-backed campaign to reclaim Syrian city from Islamic State has led to at least 300 deaths

UN war crimes investigators have denounced a “staggering loss of civilian life” caused by the US-backed campaign to reclaim Raqqa, the de facto capital of Islamic State.

The independent commission of inquiry tasked with investigating violations of international law, war crimes and crimes against humanity in Syria said the intensification of airstrikes by the US-led coalition had led to the deaths of at least 300 civilians in the city.

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