Death toll from a U.S.-led strike rises to 52 civilians in Syria

May 2, 2015 9:26 AM

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - The death toll from an air strike by U.S.-led forces on the northern Syrian province of Aleppo on Friday has risen to 52 including seven children, a group monitoring the conflict said on Saturday.

U.S. and Arab forces have been carrying out almost daily air raids against hardline Islamist militant groups in Syria such as Islamic State since last September, and U.S.-led forces are also targeting the group in Iraq.

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