U.S.-led airstrikes kill seven children in Syria’s Raqqa

At least seven children were killed by fresh U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria’s northern city of Raqqa, the de facto capital of Islamic State (IS), state news agency SANA reported on Friday.

“The airstrikes targeted several residential areas in Raqqa overnight, leaving many people wounded and destroying their houses,’’ SANA said.

The U.S.-led coalition has carried out 44 air raids over the past 48 hours, targeting residential areas.

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