DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. October 23, 2016, 10:49 AM (IDT)
The Russian Ministry of Defense said Sunday that the US-led coalition is responsible for striking mourners in the Iraqi city of Daquq, 30 km south of Kirkuk on Friday, killing dozens of civilians, including women and children.
The coalition jets apparently mistakenly identified the mourning procession as Islamic State terrorists, said Gen. Igor Konashenkov, spokesperson for the Russian Defense Ministry.
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