Syria launches rare strikes on #ISIL-held Raqqa – #ISIS #OpIsis



Syrian army warplanes have carried out a wave of attacks in the city of Raqqa, activists have said, with no specific figures on casualties. Amnesty International says Syria airstrikes could be war crime Raqqa activists have told Al Jazeera that warplanes on Thursday carried out at least 11 air strikes on the city held by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).It was not immediately clear what was hit in the attacks

The city is frequently targeted by planes belonging to the US-led anti-ISIL coalition, but strikes by the Syrian government are rare. Syrian government attacks typically concentrate on rebel-held areas of the country.Raqqa is the self-declared capital of ISIL’s so-called caliphate, which includes a vast area of land between Syria and Iraq. Medical sources in Raqqa told Al Jazeera that women and children were among those injured.

Source: Syria launches rare strikes on ISIL-held Raqqa – Al Jazeera English