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Report On U.S. Airstrike That Killed Civilians In Mosul To Be Released Thursday

The Pentagon reportedly believes a building where scores of civilians died after a U.S. airstrike in Mosul was either used to store bombs or rigged with explosives.
Iraqis inspect the damage in Mosul's al-Jadida area on March 26, one week after a U.S. air strike in the same area killed more than 100 civilians. Source: Ahmad al-Rubaye

Updated at 10:35 a.m. ET

The Pentagon is set to release a report on a U.S. airstrike targeting ISIS fighters in Mosul, Iraq, earlier this year that killed more than 100 civilians.

The report is expected to say the building that was hit either was used

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