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8 killed in US-led airstrike on eastern Syria

Xinhua | Updated: 2019-01-30 17:16

Damascus' skies erupt with surface-to-air missile fire as the US launches an attack targeting different parts of Syrian capital Damascus on Saturday, April 14, 2018.  [Photo/IC]

DAMASCUS - At least eight civilians were killed as a result of a US-led airstrike on the Islamic State held area in eastern Syria, state news agency SANA reported on Wednesday.

The overnight airstrike targeted the outskirts of the Baghuz town in the eastern countryside of Deir al-Zour province, where remnants of IS militants are located.

The official agency said the death toll includes three women and five children.

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