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Syria: Dozens of people reportedly killed in mosque airstrike near Aleppo – US denies responsibility02:45

Syria: Dozens of people reportedly killed in mosque airstrike near Aleppo – US denies responsibility

Syrian Arab Republic, Al-Jinah
March 17, 2017 at 15:44 GMT -00:00 · Published

A US-led airstrike allegedly hit a meeting of ‘Al-Qaeda’ members in Syria on Thursday at the same time that dozens of worshippers were reportedly killed in a mosque by missiles just metres away. Footage provided by Qasioun News shows the aftermath of the alleged attack on the Al-Jinah mosque in south west Aleppo.

The Pentagon has claimed responsibility for striking their target, the Al-Qaeda meeting, which they reported was taking place 15 metres (50 feet) away from the mosque. In a statement a spokesperson for US Central Command Colonel John Thomas denied hitting the mosque; however, he acknowledged that the precise location of the strike was not known.

Syria: Dozens of people reportedly killed in mosque airstrike near Aleppo – US denies responsibility02:45
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A US-led airstrike allegedly hit a meeting of ‘Al-Qaeda’ members in Syria on Thursday at the same time that dozens of worshippers were reportedly killed in a mosque by missiles just metres away. Footage provided by Qasioun News shows the aftermath of the alleged attack on the Al-Jinah mosque in south west Aleppo.

The Pentagon has claimed responsibility for striking their target, the Al-Qaeda meeting, which they reported was taking place 15 metres (50 feet) away from the mosque. In a statement a spokesperson for US Central Command Colonel John Thomas denied hitting the mosque; however, he acknowledged that the precise location of the strike was not known.

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