Up to five civilians were reportedly killed by a Russian airstrike on Sarja.
Step News said: “The reporter of the Step News Agency in Idlib, Hassan Al-Muhammad, said that Russian planes targeted the Sarja town of Jabal Al-Zawiya in the middle of last night with vacuum missiles, which resulted in the death of 5 civilians, including a civil defense volunteer, and the wounding of others, while civil defense teams are still searching for people trapped under the rubble of their homes.”
The Syrian Network for Human Rights said: “The brothers Abdul Baset and Muhammad Hasan Haj Musa were killed along with their father on January 27, as fixed-wing warplanes we believe were Russian fired missiles on Sarja village in Jabal al Zaweya area in the southern suburbs of Idlib governorate. The victims’ bodies were pulled out from under the rubbles on January 28.”
The incident might be related to R4124, which took place near Sarja.
The incident occured around midnight.
The victims were named as:
Family members (3)
- Abdul Baset Adult male killed
- Muhammad Hasan Haj Musa Age unknown male killed
- Father of Muhammad Hasan Haj Musa and Abdul Baset Adult male killed