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U.S. condemns air strike on Idlib refugee camp

Thursday, May 05, 2016 - 01:04

White House spokesman Josh Earnest says there is ''no justifiable defense'' for the deadly air strike on the Idlib refugee camp in Syria that killed at least 28 people. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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BROADCASTER AND DIGITAL RESTRICTIONS~**BROADCASTER: NO ACCESS. DIGITAL: NO ACCESS AUSTRALIA BROADCASTER WEBSITES. NO ACCESS ABC AMERICA, FOX, UNIVISION, TELEMUNDO, BBC AMERICA, NBC, OR THEIR DIGITAL/MOBILE PLATFORMS ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Story: White House spokesman said on Thursday (May 5) that no US planes were in the area of a refugee camp in Idlib, Syria which was hit by an air strike. At least 28 people, including women and children, were killed when air strikes hit a camp for internally displaced persons in Syria's Idlib province near the Turkish border on Thursday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The number of dead at the camp near the town of Sarmada was expected to rise because of the number of seriously injured people, the Observatory said. At his daily briefing, Earnest strongly condemned the attack, saying there was "no justifiable reason" for attacking defenseless civilians.

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U.S. condemns air strike on Idlib refugee camp

Thursday, May 05, 2016 - 01:04