At least 33 people have been killed, following an airstrike which struck a school sheltering displaced people, near the city of Raqqa, in Syria.
At least 33 people were killed in an airstrike that hit a school sheltering displaced people near the Islamic State-held city of Raqqa, a group that monitors the war in Syria said on Wednesday.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it believed the strike was carried out by the US-led coalition against Islamic State.
Observatory activists had counted at least 33 bodies at the site near the village of al-Mansoura, west of Raqqa, Observatory Director Rami Abdulrahman told Reuters. The airstrike took place on Monday night, he said.
The US-led coalition has escalated its aerial campaign against the militant group around Raqqa this month, causing numerous civilian casualties, Abdulrahman said.