A new Pentagon report gave the figure of civilians killed because of the bombardments and air strikes by the US military in Iraq and Syria. However, the obsession has not stopped there.
From scary to admit …
On 30 April, ABC News News citation a report by the Pentagon for or, from August of 2014, when the United States began a military campaign to destroy the terrorist elements of the organization Islamic State claims (ISIS) in Syria and Iraq, the army has made 352 civilians were killed.
The task force (CJTF) composite of America specializes in charge of the campaign against ISIS confirmed, from November to March 2016, 2017 had 45 more cases of civilians killed.
“Although the US-led coalition has strongly to the minimized civilian casualties, but some accidents still occur. It is inevitable, “CJTF forces said.
Among the recent crash has listed, 14 civilians were killed on 1 March when an air raid aimed at the production of explosives IS already indirectly caused an explosion in near a House on the street near Mosul, Iraq.
Two days later, on 3 March, ten other civilians were killed in an air raid near the area headquarters of the ISIS in Mosul.
To the numbers shudder …
Some observations for that group, the number of civilians killed is also much larger than what appears in the report of the United States Army. Airwars is a group of dedicated track about the campaign of raids aimed at ISIS in Iraq and Syria. The Group estimates more than 3,000 civilians were killed because the service of the international coalition Fane by the US leadership.
Meanwhile, the Pentagon insists, troops “cannot investigate all the information about civilian casualties if only through traditional methods such as interviewing witnesses, or check the area of the scene”.
To determine the number of civilians were killed, the coalition of America “interview the pilots and those involved”, while a review of the video monitoring, analysis of the information recorded is from State agencies, non-governmental organizations, and through social networking , The Pentagon added.
Does the Pentagon continues to evaluate the information for that campaign, the Alliance’s air strikes by the U.S. input on March 17 caused about 200 civilians killed in West Mosul.
And the obsession, “unmanned plane”
Recently, according to the U.S. Census, press Bureau under former us President Barack Obama, some 4,666 people, of which 745 civilians, have perished due to the attacks by unmanned aircraft.
A group of unmanned aircraft “gray Eagle” of the United States of America have been deployed are in the way of the Korean border, near 200 km and is capable of carrying the destructive Hellfire missiles to deal with the nuclear threat from Pyongyang.
Many experts worry that the staging of this aircraft was delivered to Mr. Trump was a dangerous act by may will continue to cause civilian casualties.