The officials made the comments after the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a nonpartisan group based in Britain that catalogs military actions in Syria, said at least 42 people were killed in an airstrike on a mosque in the rebel-held village of al-Jinnah” NBC Mar. 17th

“Nearby”? It was 50 feet from the reported “target” the military admitted they hit that night. Not only that, but the mosque was actually part of the compound they attacked.

“But a senior U.S. military official told NBC News that while there was a mosque about 50 feet from the U.S. target… The official wouldn’t rule out the possibility that the mosque may have been struck or blown up later by someone else.” NBC Mar. 17th