Five civilians were killed and dozens more wounded in alleged Russian or regime airstrikes on Khan al Sheikh, local media reported.
According to Halab Today, “four civilians from one family were martyred following Russian air strikes targeting Khan al Sheikh camp for Palestinian refugees in the western Damascus countryside.”
The Syrian Network for Human Rights also reported on the incident, but blamed the Syrian regime. The Network said that “5 victims including 3 children and a woman died in government warplanes missiles fired on Khan Al Sheih Camp in Damascus suburbs, August 1, 2016.” A later post by SN4HR said that four victims from one family died.
According to @DamasCoordinate, “artillery shells fell on the West Side and the centre of the camp”. Baladi blamed regime artillery.
A number of other sources said that “explosive barrels” and rockets had been fired.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (4)
- Mohmad Assad Adult male named by Yarmouk63 killed
- Wife of Mohmad Assad Adult female named by Yarmouk63 killed
- Child of Mohmad Assad 1 named by Yarmouk63 killed
- Child of Mohmad Assad 2 named by Yarmouk63 killed
- Hiasham Yahya Shihabi Age unknown named by actgrup_pal killed
Sources (22) [ collapse]
Russian Armed Forces Assessment:
Original strike reports
Russia has not reported any strikes between August 1st – 10th 2016.