Syrian Regime Accused of Bombing Refugee Camp, Killing 30

F50E2D6F-3B1A-4A33-A376-BAABB12D354A_w640_r1_sA senior U.N. official called for an investigation into an airstrike on a Syrian refugee camp that killed dozens of people Thursday, saying the attack could amount to a war crime.

At least 30 people were killed at the Kamouna camp near Sarmada in northern Syria’s Idlib province and dozens wounded in the airstrike, according to the Local Coordination Committees (LCC), a network of anti-Assad activists.

Another activist monitoring group, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, put the death toll lower, at 28, including women and children, but warned their numbers would likely rise. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.