The US has carried out 50 thousand airstrikes in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria in past 5 years: NYT

by Aamaj News

The New York Times reported that according to documents of Pentagon the US has carried out 50 airstrikes in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria in past five years.

The NYT revealed that attacks has been carried out due to “deeply flawed intelligence” and killed thousands of civilians including children.

The report, based on a trove of confidential Pentagon documents covering more than 1,300 reports of civilian casualties, undercuts the US government’s portrayal of a war fought with precision bombs, the publication said.

NYT claimed that several reports on killings of civilians in Middle East has been “drastically undercounted.”

The news comes as at US most recent airstrike in Kabul, 10 members of a family including 7 children killed.

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