Middle East

US-led airstrikes in Syria kill 553 in first month: activists

Smoke billows following an explosion in the Syrian town of Kobani, also known as Ain al-Arab, from the southeastern Turkish village of Mursitpinar in the province of Sanliurfaon Oct. 22, 2014. AFP PHOTO/STRINGER

This article was amended on Thursday, October 23 2014

An earlier version of this story said said the airstrikes had killed 553 fighters. The airstrikes have killed 521 fighters and 32 civilians, for a total of 553, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.




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