Two civilians were reported killed following an airstrike on Gharnata near Talbiseh city, in Homs governorate.
While some sources attributed the attack to Russian aircraft, the Assad regime also reported carrying out strikes in the vicinity, with state news agency SANA reporting that “the Air Force destroyed nests and mechanisms for terrorist organizations… in the countryside of Homs.” Smart News said the attack was carried out by regime helicopters dropping barrel bombs.
VDC and Talbiseh News both reported that a shepherd was killed at Gharnata on October 4th “due to Russian forces shelling.”
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Ahmad al-Musa Adult male Ahmad was a shepherd killed
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Reports of the incident mention the village of Gharnata (غرناطة), for which the generic coordinates are: 34.8937633, 36.6794443. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.
Original strike reports
The Kremlin made no mention of strikes in Homs governorate between October 3rd-5th 2015.