Syrian warplanes strike in Iraq, killing 57 civilians, official says

June 25, 2014 11:45 AM

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Syrian warplanes strike in Iraq, killing 57 civilians, official says

Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) -- At least 57 Iraqi civilians were killed and more than 120 others were wounded by what local officials say were Syrian warplanes that struck several parts of Anbar province Tuesday.

Sabah Karkhout, the head of Iraq's Anbar provincial council, told CNN that the attacks struck markets and fuel stations in areas such as Rutba, al-Walid and Qaim.

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