Was there an air strike in Syria?
The US military has defended as “legitimate” an air strike attack which killed dozens of people in Syria in 2019. The air strikes occurred on 18 March 2019 in the town of Baghuz in eastern Syria – then the last stronghold of the so-called IS caliphate.
How many airstrikes are there in Syria?
Nearly 1,000 strikes hit targets in Syria and Iraq in 2019, using 4,729 bombs and missiles. The official military tally of civilian dead for that entire year is only 22, and the strikes from March 18 are nowhere on the list.
Where is airstrike in Syria?
|February 2021 United States airstrike in Syria|
|Location||Imam Ali military base, Abu Kamal, Deir ez-Zor Governorate, Syria|
|Planned by||United States|
|Commanded by||Joe Biden|
|Target||Kata’ib Hezbollah Kata’ib Sayyid al-Shuhada|
How many civilians died in Syria airstrikes?
But as of last March, following an assessment, the military had found only 11 of them were “credible.” A total of 22 civilians were killed in those incidents and 13 others wounded, the military said.
What happened to in Syria?
There’s been a civil war in Syria for the last eight years, with different groups trying to seize control of the country. The fighting has been between: Soldiers who support the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. Fighters known as rebels, who don’t want Assad to be in power anymore.
Who bombed Syria?
|2018 missile strikes against Syria|
|Commanded by||Emmanuel Macron Donald Trump Theresa May|
|Objective||Degrade Syria’s facilities for production of chemical weapons and deter their use|
|Date||14 April 2018|
|Executed by||United States Air Force United States Navy Royal Air Force Royal Navy French Air Force French Navy|