US military actions lead to record number of civilian casualties

A record number of civilian casualties has been reported this month as a result of US coalition bombings in Syria and Iraq. Questions are now being raised over whether the US military has changed its rules governing the use of airstrikes.

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    A record number of civilian casualties has been reported this month as a result of US coalition bombings in Syria and Iraq.

    Questions are now being raised over whether the US military has changed its rules governing the use of air strikes.

    Al Jazeera’s Shihab Rattansi reports from Washington DC.


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