One named civilian was reported killed and two White Helmet rescuers injured in a reported Russian strike on Al Hamediya in Idlib.
According to the Syrian Network, “Russian forces killed a civilian in al Hamediya area in Idlib: Abdul Qader Mahmoud al Asfar was killed as fixed- wing warplanes we believe were Russian fired missiles on al Hamediya area in south of Ma’aret al Numan city in the southern suburbs of Idlib governorate, on August 18.”
The Syrian Human Rights Commission also named Abdul Qader Mahmoud Al-Asfar, who it said had been killed by Russian strikes.
Step News reported that “a civilian was killed in Hamediya and two civil defense elements were injured as a result of the Russian airstrikes with a double raid.” Shaam News also reported one fatality from a Russian strike. Halaab Today said the unknown perpetrator had used “warplanes shelling with vacuum missiles.”
According to the Syrian Observatory, “A young man killed by shelling by warplane on Hamdediya Idlib southern countryside.” However images of Mr al Asfar published by others showed an older man.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Abdul Qader Mahmoud al Asfar Adult male killed