US says Russian strikes likely killed Syrian regime troops

A video grab made on October 14, 2015, purports to show explosions after Russian airstrikes on an Islamic State facility in the vicinity of the city of AleppoRussian strikes likely killed Syrian regime troops in eastern Syria, an American official said Monday, despite widespread blame on the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group. Syria accused the coalition in a letter to the UN Security Council of targeting an army camp in Deir Ezzor province on Sunday, killing three soldiers and wounding 13. “We do know that the Russians were active Sunday near Deir Ezzor,” the official said.

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