Russia accused of killing at least 200 civilians since joining Syrian fight

December 23, 2015 8:54 AM

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Russia accused of killing at least 200 civilians since joining Syrian fight

BEIRUT – A human rights watchdog on Wednesday accused Russia of using cluster munitions and unguided bombs on civilian areas in Syria in attacks that it says have killed hundreds of people in the past few months.

The report by Amnesty International said there has been a surge in reports of cluster munitions dropped in areas targeted by Russian forces since Moscow formally joined the conflict Sept. 30.

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