Up to13 civilians including two women were reported killed and between 11 and 15 others including two children were injured in an alleged Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrike on a vegetables market in Maarat Al Numan in Idlib, Syria on December 2nd, 2019 according to local sources.
Some of those identified killed are: Jihad Al Barq, Abdulhameed Muhammad Al Sbeih, Abdelkhaleq Al hamidi, Abdelnaser Al Darfeel, Abdo Khaled Al Adel and Hasan Mohammad al Rashid.
Human Rights Watch quoted Karim Kamoura, a shop owner who present during the attack when munitions hit a few meters from his store: “The market was busy at the time, because it was morning. When the [munitions] landed, I hid under the table for safety but started to smell burning bodies. When I came out, I saw bodies torn to pieces on the ground.” He said the attack destroyed six of 47 shops in the market, and he spent US$3,000 and six days to repair the damage to his shop.”
The incident occured at approximately 10:00 am local time.