Air strike in north Iraq killed dozens, including civilians, residents say




 
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June 5th, 2015  
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Topic: Air strike in north Iraq killed dozens, including civilians, residents say


An air strike by a U.S.-led coalition flattened an entire neighborhood of a northern Iraqi town controlled by Islamic State militants, killing dozens of people including civilians, witnesses and security sources said. The strike targeted an Islamic State bomb-making factory in Hawija overnight on Tuesday, triggering a series of secondary explosions that reduced the surrounding area in the industrial district to rubble. Residents and security sources put the number of people killed at around 70.

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