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UN slams airstrike on water plant in Syria's Aleppo

The photo released on October 9, 2015 shows a French warplane before taking off to take part in the US-led coalition’s operations against purported positions of the Takfiri Daesh terrorists in Syria. (AFP Photo)

The United Nations has censured the bombardment of a water treatment plant in northwestern Syria.

The Syrian state news agency SANA reported that the US-led coalition conducting airstrikes against purported positions of the Daesh Takfiri terrorists in Syria had bombed the water plant.

"In Syria, the rules of war, including those meant to protect vital civilian infrastructure, continue to be broken on a daily basis," said Hanaa Singer, the UNICEF representative in Syria, in a statement on Tuesday.

"The airstrike which reportedly hit al-Khafseh water treatment plant in the northern city of Aleppo last Thursday (November 26) is a particularly alarming example."

The photo taken on November 12, 2015 shows an F-15E Strike Eagle before departing from the UK to join the US-led coalition purportedly striking Daesh positions in Syria. (AFP)

The US-led coalition airstrikes have widely been criticized as ineffective with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad saying terrorists in Syria have grown in power since the military campaign was launched in September 2014. Reports also show that the air strikes have repeatedly hit Syrian infrastructure. 

The coalition has been bombing the purported Daesh positions without any authorization from the government in Damascus or a United Nations mandate.

As a result of the West’s warped policy on Syria, the coalition has not only failed in its mission to dislodge the Daesh terrorists, but also, according to President Assad, the West has provided assistance to the Takfiri terrorists.

“Logistically, all kinds of supports to ISIS (Daesh), whether it’s human resources, money, and selling their oil, and so on, passes through Turkey, in cooperation with the Saudis and Qataris, and of course with American and Western overlooking of what’s going on,” Assad stated on November 22.

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