Four or five civilians died in an airstrike on Sarmada, according to local media – though sources were conflicted as to whether Russia or the Syrian regime were to blame.
Qasioun, Almntsrbalaah and Halabtoday all said that Russia was responsible, while Syria News Desk added that Russian warplanes had dropped cluster bombs on Sarmada’s main market.
Derynews, LCCSY and EMC also reported that the regime carried out strikes.
The Syrian Network, again blaming the regime, put the death toll at five including three women.
Some other sources didn’t identify the warplanes that carried out the attack.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (3)
- Hussam Ali Khaled Age unknown male killed
- Khadeja Ali Khaled Age unknown female killed
- Khadeja Mohammed Khaled Age unknown female killed
- Ahmad Hussein Karbouj Age unknown killed
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Russian Armed Forces Assessment:
Original strike reports
Russia has not reported any strikes between July 29th – 31st 2016.