In war crime, Syria deliberately bombed Damascus water supply: UN

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Syria ‘s air force deliberately bombed water sources in December, a war crime that cut off water for 5.5 million people in and around the capital Damascus, the UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria said on Tuesday.

The commission said it had found no evidence of deliberate contamination of the water supply or demolition by armed groups, as the Syria n government maintained at the time.

Rebels had controlled the springs of the Wadi Barada valley, north-west of Damascus since 2012 and faced a major offensive by Syria n government forces...


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In war crime, Syria deliberately bombed Damascus water supply: UN


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