SOHR contradicts SDF, ha ha ha

Pindo-backed alliance says Russian jets struck its fighters in east Syria
Reuters, Sep 26 2017

BEIRUT – Pindo-backed YPG/SDF Syrian militias said Russian warplanes struck their positions in Deir al-Zor province on Monday, killing one of their fighters and injuring two. Maj-Gen I Konashenkov of Russia’s defense ministry denied Russian planes were responsible, saying Russia was always careful to ensure its air strikes were accurate. A spox for the pindo coalition, Col R Dillon, said rounds had hit in the area around the SDF but he could not confirm they were fired by Russia. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Russian rounds had not hit the SDF near Deir al-Zor. The SDF later said it had responded to the source of fire that targeted it from near the city of Deir al-Zor on Monday morning without specifying which forces it had attacked. Russia and Pindostan back separate offensives against Daesh in eastern Syria, both of which are advancing in oil-rich Deir al-Zor province bordering Iraq.

Russia denies it killed civilians in air strikes on Syria’s Idlib
Reuters, Sep 26 2017

MOSCOW – The Russian Defence Ministry on Tuesday denied allegations that its air strikes had killed civilians in Syria’s Idlib province, saying that in recent days it had only bombed Islamist militant fighters in the area. Moscow said it was responding to assertions from the SOHR, which on Monday said six civilians had been killed in the province, including a woman and a child. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu criticised Moscow on Monday for the same reason, saying that recent Russian bombing in Idlib had killed civilians and moderate rebels and that this would be discussed with Pres Putin when he visited Turkey this week.

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