U.S. military investigating alleged civilian casualties in Mosul strike | Reuters

WASHINGTON The U.S. military acknowledged on Saturday that U.S. aircraft struck at the request of Iraqi security forces a location in West Mosul where dozens of civilian casualties allegedly occurred.

U.S. Central Command said in a statement that it took the allegation seriously and has opened an investigation “to determine the facts surrounding this strike and the validity of the allegation of civilian casualties.”

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Bernard Orr)

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Updated Date: Mar 25, 2017 22:05:37 IST

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