A Russian woman and child have been killed during U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria

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Monsef Memari / Zuma / TASS
Monsef Memari / Zuma / TASS

A Russian woman and child have been killed in U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria while at least a dozen more are trapped in the war-torn country, a Chechen human rights council member has said.

Citing “civil sources,” Syrian state mediareportedthat 11 civilians were killed in U.S.-led coalition airstrikes on an Islamic State-held village in eastern Syria on Thursday.

A 35-year-old Chechen woman and a four-year-old Dagestani boy were killed in the attack, the state-run RIA Novosti news agencycitedChechnya’s human rights council member Kheda Saratova as saying Friday.

“I urge everyone who is able to influence this situation to help stop the killing of innocent children,” Saratova told the outlet.

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Saratova said that the first victim, identified as Khava Akhyadova, left behind five children aged between 1.5 months and…

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