One civilian was reported killed, and two children and two women were injured in alleged Russian airstrikes on Rif Al Muhandiseen in Aleppo’s western countryside, Syria on January 18th, 2020. Macro Media Center reported that vacuum missiles were used in the attack.
Abdul Rahman Hilal Al-Halabi, aged 23, was killed in the attack, and his body was recovered by the Syrian Civil Defense volunteers from under the debris of his house. Justice Organization said that the victim was a student registered with the ‘Mustafa Koja High School’ in Aleppo countryside.
The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported saying “Abdou Helal al Halabi, a college student at the faculty of Medicine, from Ram Hamdan village in the northern suburbs of Idlib governorate, aged 23, was killed as fixed- wing warplanes we believe were Russian fired missiles on countryside of al Muhandiseen al Awwal area in the western suburbs of Aleppo governorate, on January 18th, 2020.”
The Syrian Civil Defense said that Abdu’s mother was also injured in this incident. A post from the Syrian Civil Defense in Aleppo updated the casualties of the airstrikes on Rif Al Muhandeseen reporting that two children and two women also got injured.
Sources blamed Russia for the airstrikes, including Justice Organization, Step Agency, SMART Agency and Macro Media Center.
Activists told the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that Russian warplanes carried out 21 raids since morning on areas in the western countryside of Aleppo, targeting places in Kafr Naha, firs rural Al-Muhandiseen, Shamiko, Al-Zerbah, Al-Mansurah and Kafr Jum.
The incident occured in the morning.
- Abdul Rahman Hilal Al-Halabi 23 years old male college student at faculty of Medicine, from Ram Hamdan village killed