Russia is also responsible for John McCain's toe corns
At least 50 Syrians were killed and more than 100 wounded in a Thursday airstrike on a mosque in Syria’s Aleppo province.
According to reports, "Both Russian and Syrian planes in addition to American-led air power are conducting operations against terrorists" in the area.
So who is to blame for this deadly airstrike? What a silly question.
According to the Guardian, "There were reports the US had carried out the airstrike, which hit the mosque but there was no confirmation from either the Pentagon or Centcom. Instead Centcom sent out a press release saying the US had carried out a strike on al-Qaida targets in Idlib province in which 'several terrorists' were killed. Despite repeated requests for clarification by the Guardian, none was forthcoming."
Nobody buys it:
Even famous "moderate" rebel lover Charles Lister seems convinced that it was an American freedom bomb:
And here's a clue found at the crime scene:
That looks familiar:
Military officials have confirmed to Airwars that a strike in rural Aleppo which reportedly left dozens dead in and around a mosque was carried out by US aircraft.
Airwars was initially told by US Central Command (CENTCOM) that a strike was carried out late on March 16th, but in Idlib governorate. That is where the bulk of US strikes against alleged al Qaeda-linked targets have taken place since 2014. The unilateral American campaign exists in parallel to operations conducted by the anti-ISIS Coalition. Strikes and reported civilian casualties from both have risen significantly since last fall.
However, a US official later clarified that the US raid in fact took place in the vicnity of al-Jinah village, which is located in western Aleppo governorate, just a few kilometers from the border with Idlib. CENTCOM spokesperson Maj. Josh Jacques said the target was “assessed to be a meeting place for al Qaeda, and we took the strike.”
“It happened to be across the street from where there is a mosque,” said Jacques. He said the mosque was not the target, and that it wasn’t hit directly. Both CENTCOM and the Pentagon told Airwars that they were further investigating the attack.
It's still Russia's fault.
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