Russian Airstrikes in Syria May Amount to War Crimes: Amnesty

December 23, 2015 9:44 AM

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Russian Airstrikes in Syria May Amount to War Crimes: Amnesty

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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