LONDON - Russia is in the bombing of Syria may be guilty of war crimes. Amnesty International says it has evidence that the Russians use unguided bombs in densely populated areas and there is also using cluster bombs. Therefore unnecessary civilian casualties.
In a report, the human rights organization focused on six attacks on the cities of Homs, Idlib and Aleppo between September and November. Thereby surely came two hundred civilians and approximately sixteen fighters were killed. Would a mosque and a field hospital have been hit.
Cluster bombs scatter small bombs out. Their use is controversial and banned by many countries because they make a lot of civilian casualties. Russia should stop this and other illegal attacks , says director Philip Luther of Amnesty International.
The organization spoke to eyewitnesses and survivors of attacks. Also were video recordings and other material examined image with the help of weapons experts.
The Russian Defense Ministry said it could not immediately respond. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the country wants to study the report first.