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US Notes 'Troubling' Rise in Civilian Deaths From Russian Airstrikes in Syria

The Obama administration said Tuesday that there had been a "marked and troubling" increase in civilian casualties in Syria since Russia began airstrikes in September. Human rights groups report hundreds of civilians have been killed by Russian missile strikes on emergency medical workers, hospitals, schools and markets. State Department spokesman Mark Toner said Secretary of State John Kerry brought up the matter in a telephone call with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei...

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