BORIS Johnson has accused Russia of targeting civilian aid workers in Syria on purpose with "double tap" bombing raids to catch them out in the open. The Foreign Secretary said the government now has evidence that the Kremlin’s own jets are behind the sick tactic – which he dubbed "unquestionably a war crime". The charge that President Putin and his generals are cynically slaughtering innocent civilians on purpose is the strongest yet by any Western politician over its role in the bloody five year-long civil war. It was made in an interview with The Sun ahead of Tory conference on Sunday – Mr Johnson’s first with a newspaper since being made Foreign Secretary. Revealing the atrocity, Mr Johnson said: "One thing I think is certainly a war crime is the double tap procedure that they do. "They drop one bomb and then they wait for the aid workers to come out, civilian people pulling the injured from the rubble, and then five minutes later they drop another bomb. "We have evidence. We have good ground to believe that the Russians themselves have been doing that. "We are trying to document that fully because that is in my view unquestionably a… Read full this story
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