One child was killed and three other civilians, two children and a woman, were injured in eight alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Zarzour on September 15, 2021.
According to the Syrian Civil Defense, a woman and three children were injured when eight airstrikes by Russian planes struck a poultry farm between Zarzour and Mazra. They added that White Helmet members searched the site of the strikes for any other casualties and helped those injured.
Media activist in Idlib, Bilal Bayoush, told Al-Araby Al-Jadeed that one of the raids hit a camp for displaced people located between the two mentioned villages, injuring three children.
@MasarPressNet and Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported the next day that one of the children that was injured in the strikes succumbed to his wounds. SOHR added that the child was from the “Turkistan” region.
A tweet from @Nabel_othman023 identified the location of the strikes as being near a camp for widows in the vicinity of the town of Zarzour.
All of the sources that reported on the strikes attributed the strikes to Russia and North Press Agency reported that high-explosive vacuum missiles were used in the attack.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Reports of the incident mention the town of Zarzour (زرزور), for which the generic coordinates are: 35.954835, 36.340245. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.