US air strike killed militants in Idlib, says US military

On Thursday a Britain-based war monitor said warplanes struck a mosque in the rebel-held village of al-Jina, southwest of Atarib near Aleppo

By: Reuters | Washington | Published: March 17, 2017 1:56:52 pm
syria airstrike, idlib, syria war, syria conflict, syria us airstrike, us airstrike in syria, syria militants, syria news, world news, indian express news  (Source: Reuters/File Photo)

An air strike carried out by US forces on Thursday in Idlib, Syria, killed several al Qaeda militants, US Central Command said in a statement.

“Idlib has been a significant safe haven for al Qaeda in recent years,” the statement said, making no mention of civilian casualties.

On Thursday a Britain-based war monitor said warplanes struck a mosque in the rebel-held village of al-Jina, southwest of Atarib near Aleppo, killing at least 42 people and wounding dozens.

For all the latest World News, download Indian Express App