Pentagon probes possible civilian casualties in Syria strike: official

A US-led coalition air strike on an Islamic State weapons factory near the jihadists` Syria stronghold Raqa may have killed civilians.

AFP| Updated: Aug 25, 2016, 02:42 AM IST

District of Columbia: A US-led coalition air strike on an Islamic State weapons factory near the jihadists` Syria stronghold Raqa may have killed civilians, the Pentagon said Wednesday.

"Reports indicate that what appeared to be a non-military vehicle drove into the target area after the weapon was released from the aircraft," the US military`s Central Command said in a statement.

"The vehicle`s occupants may have perished as a result of the strike."