Up to 19 civilians, including at least four children and two women, were killed and more than 20 civilians reported injured after alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on the town of Kafar Lata on January 29th, 2020, according to local sources.
The initial death toll was put at five killed civilians by the Syrian Civil Defence, who later updated this to ten killed civilians. SMART News reported that “Russian warplanes launched a four-missile attack on civilian homes, a mosque and a road for the displaced in the village, killing ten civilians, including a child, and wounding 17 others, including two children and three women.”
Step News reported 20 wounded, including people who were in critical condition and people requiring amputations.
Almost all sources blamed the Russian forces for the airstrikes, but Idlib Plus reported that the Syrian regime was responsible.
On January 31, the Syrian Network for Human Rights updated their initial death toll of 12 casualties to 19 casualties, stating that among them, four children and two women had died.
The incident occured in the afternoon.