Anas Diab, journalist with the Syrian Civil Defense forces, was killed in an alleged Russian airstrike on Khan Sheikhoun. According to the Syrian Civil Defense, who blamed Russian forces, Anas was documenting the aftermath of previous airstrikes on his town, Khan Sheikhoun, when he was struck with “three consecutive Russian airstrikes”.
Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that the “Russian fired missiles” struck the al Gharbi neighborhood. Local Coordination Committee of Syria reported the attack was carried out with “space rockets”.
According to Smart News, there were a total of 34 casualties but did not specify how many were killed or wounded. Shaam News reported that 11 civilians in total were killed.
While most sources blamed Russian forces for the attack, while Smart News attributed blame to the Syrian regime.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Anas Al Diab 22 years old male killed