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U.S. Calls Syria Airstrike Lawful—but Human Rights Groups Disagree

A military inquiry concluded there may have been one civilian casualty, but others estimate there were dozens.
Source: Ammar Abdullah / Reuters

A U.S. military investigation concluded Wednesday that an American airstrike targeting al-Qaeda members near Aleppo, Syria on March 16 was lawful and may have resulted in one civilian fatality—a claim disputed by human-rights groups, which said the strike killed dozens

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