A mother and her two children were killed and another child was injured in alleged Russian airstrikes on the village of Arinba, Idlib governorate, on January 23rd, 2020, according to local sources.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that it had “documented the death of three civilians of the same family (a boy, a girl and a woman) as a result of airstrikes carried out this morning by Russian jets” on the village, which is located in Jabal Al Zawiya. The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that the incident targeted Al Gharbi neighbourhood in the village.
According to the Syrian Civil Defence, the Russian strikes targeted a residential neighbourhood in the village around midnight. Macro Media Center and Step News, however, reported that the incident occurred at dawn. Step News added that the family was sleeping when the incident occured.
Shaam News Network reported that the strikes hit the house of the family, killing the mother and two of her children, and injuring the rest of the family.
The incident occured between 12:00 am and 6:00 am local time.