November 27, 2017 / 2:24 PM / 2 years ago

Russia denies its planes killed civilians in Syria's Deir al-Zor: Ifax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s Defence Ministry denied on Monday that Russian war planes had carried out deadly air strikes on a village in Syria’s Deir al-Zor province that had killed dozens of civilians, the Interfax news agency reported.

Moscow was responding after the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that at least 53 civilians, including children, had been killed in Russian air strikes in the eastern Syrian village of Al-Shafah.

Reporting by Polina Devitt; Writing by Maria Tsvetkova; Editing by Andrew Osborn

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