At least two civilians were killed and five other civilians were injured in alleged Russian airstrikes on Kafr Dariyan on December 31, 2021.
According to Syria TV, two people were killed and others were injured in Russian airstrikes on a farm on the outskirts of Kafr Dariyan. At the time of reporting an unknown number of civilians were still under the rubble of the building destroyed.
A tweet from @AishaSapri also identified two people as being killed and identified the location of the strikes as being near a housing camp for the displaced, adding that this is the second day in a row that strikes have occurred in this area.
Baladi News’ correspondent provided the names of the two civilians killed: the owner of the farm, “Hassan Khalil Bakrish“, and the teacher, “Jihad Saeed Deeb.” Various sources refer to Jihad as being a “professor” and an Arabic Language teacher.
A video posted by @abdalwhab761 shows the remains of two workers on a chicken farm who were allegedly killed by Russian airstrikes.
Sy-24 reported that the airstrikes completely destroyed the affected location and that others were “seriously” injured, without providing an estimate of how many. Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that five others were injured in the airstrikes.
Syrian Civil Defense also mentioned the great damage caused the construction of the poultry house in addition to the death of birds in the area killed by the airstrikes. Syrian Network for Human Rights added that in addition to damage to the poultry house, an adjacent house was also damaged.
A tweet from @jamlyyyyy_ reported that Russian warplanes were targeting rebel positions in Kafr Dariyan without providing any details on casualties.
The majority of the sources that reported on this incident attributed the strikes to Russia. A tweet from @MghrdSwry also specifically mentioned vacuum missiles being used in the attack and @Almohrar1 put the number of raids carried out at six.
The incident occured in the afternoon.
- Hassan Khalil Bakrish Age unknown owner of the farm killed
- Jihad Saeed Deeb Age unknown teacher killed
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Reports of the incident mention the village of Kafr Dariyan (كفردريان). Analyzing audio-visual material from sources, Airwars has narrowed down the location to these exact coordinates: 36.188188, 36.675949.