There was a 42 percent increase in civilian deaths from 2016.
The US-Led Coalition in Syria and Iraq Killed a Staggering Number of Civilians in March, Report Says
“Nothing prepared us for that level of civilian casualties.”
AIRWARS is fighting to keep a tally of the civilian victims of the war being waged on the Islamic State from above.
The functioning university was bombed as part of a massive daytime barrage against the Islamic State-occupied city of Mosul in Iraq over the weekend. The Pentagon said it is reviewing reports of civilian deaths.
A new report found that US drone strikes have killed as many as 40 Yemeni civilians over the past year, compared to 24 civilians killed in al Qaeda attacks.
The UN issued a statement about the alleged incident on the same day a watchdog group reported that as many as 1,247 civilians have been killed by airstrikes in Iraq and Syria.