Up to four civilians including a young girl were reported killed following heavy airstrikes at Al Bawabye which were widely attributed to Russia.
The White Helmets reported that “Civil defence teams pulled out 4 martyrs in Al Bawabiya.”
The Violations Documentation Center later named three fatalities.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (3)
- Kaled al-Taleb Adult male killed
- Abdulkareem al-Taleb Adult male killed
- Fatemah al-Taleb Child female 4 years old
Sources (5) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention the village of Buwaybiyah (البوابية), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.012468, 36.890289. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.
Original strike reports
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