One man was killed and up to seventeen civilians, including seven children and seven women, were injured, in alleged Russian and Syrian regime airstrikes on the down of Mardikh, Idlib governorate, on December 19th, 2019, according to local sources. Many injured remain in critical condition.
The LCCSY reported five Russian airstrikes on the town of Mardikh on December 19th between 8:59 AM and 9:34 AM local time. The fourth raid at 9:22 AM allegedly injured four children. LCCSY also reported that “two raids with two helicopters targeted Mardikh village at 10:32 AM. As a result, Abdel Malik Ramadan Al Shabib was killed and eight civilians, including children, were injured”.
SMART News Agency wrote that “a civilian was killed and seventeen others were wounded, including seven children and seven women, as a result of missile strikes by Russian warplanes and the throwing of explosive barrels by the regime’s helicopters on the village of Mardikh”.
The Syrian Civil Defence reported that their volunteers were targeted by Russian double raids while they were working to save injured from earlier strikes.
The incident occured between 8:59 am and 10:32 am local time.
- Abdel Malik Ramadan Al Shabib Age unknown male allegedly killed in helicopter strikes killed