Three to four civilians were reported killed in airstrikes on Morek, Idlib, during the night of August 5th. “Several” others were reported wounded.
Smart News stated that “the regime’s helicopters dropped 11 barrels bombs and three naval mines on Morek. As a result, four civilians were killed and a fifth was injured. Warplanes with machine guns targeted the civil defense teams during evacuation of the targeted houses”.
Syrian Network for Human Rights also reported “at least 4 civilians, most of them from the same family, killed as Syrian regime helicopters dropped several barrel bombs on several residential areas in Morek town in the northern suburbs of Hama governorate, on August 5th, 2019.”
According to this source, those killed in the attack had “returned to their town after they were displaced when the truce was announced by the Russian regime on August 2nd, 2019.”
Syria Civil Defense stated that “warplanes also targeted a civil defense team in a double raid, which led to the burning of the rescue vehicle and equipment”, yet did not “cause casualties among the volunteers.”
Sources predominantly attributed the attack to the Syrian regime, yet one source also named Russian forces in reporting the incident.
The incident occured during the night.
The victims were named as:
Family members (3)