However until a full statement is issued we will take a cautious approach.
But if the US led military strikes have resulted in the death of 36 civilians, including 20 children, it should be a wake-up call.
Direct, indirect or accidental bombing of innocents who are caught in the cross fire of various rebel and terrorist groups, Syrian government forces, Russian forces and the US led coalition is the sort of activity which breeds more hate and a new generation of terrorists.
It is one reason that many people in the UK supported politicians who last week voted no to UK airstrikes in Syria.
Precision airstrikes are a myth; the stuff of dreams or fiction. Even with the best will in the world, and modern weapons, ensuring no civilians are hit is not possible.
War is a messy business and there are a lot of players in the Syrian war.
Yes the military may be able to operate a limited 'collateral damage' strategy and try silencing critics but when you consider how many military personnel are injured or killed by so-called friendly fire in war what hope is there for civilians?
[The number of dead is still vague-but dead they are who is responsible is secondary to that]
From August 2015- More than 450 civilians, including 100 children, have been killed by US-led coalition airstrikes against ISIS, claims report.