A young boy named as Mohammad Hussain Al Jassem later died of his injuries, six days after an October 17th airstrike on the town of Arafeih. According to reports the child was injured by shrapnel in the original attack. And on October 31st, a civilian male named as Hasan Ahmad Al Nazouha also died as a result of injuries sustained
The source of the airstrike was contested. While most attributed the attack to Russia, some news reports said it was the work of the Assad regime.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Mohammad Hussain Al Jassem Child male Due to the Russian air forces shelling To a displaced camps on a camp of displaced people killed
- Hasan Ahmad Al Nazouha Adult male As a result of a cluster bomb remnants of Russian shelling explosion killed
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Reports of the incident mention the village of Arafeih (عرفة), for which the generic coordinates are: 35.38178, 37.02376. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.
Original strike reports
Russia has confirmed carrying out airstrikes in Hama governorate for both October 16th-17th 2015, and October 17th-18th 2015.