UN: Syria regime intentionally bombed Damascus water source

2017-03-14 19:04
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Geneva - The Syrian government intentionally bombed the Ain al-Fijeh spring in December, leaving more than five million people in Damascus without access to water, a UN probe said on Tuesday.

"The information examined by the Commission confirms that the bombing of [the Ain al-Fijeh] spring was carried out by the Syrian Air Force," the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria said in a report, adding the attack constituted a "war crime".

The report meanwhile dismissed regime allegations that rebels had contaminated the water.

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