Up to four civilians including a child died and several more were injured in airstrikes on Arbin, according to sources on the ground. The majority of the sources blamed the Assad regime for the attack; none of the reports explicitly pointed to Russia, though a number didn’t identify the culprit.
Smart reported that “regime warplanes launched four raids on the city of Arbin in East Ghouta”.
According to @al_jazirah, “four civilians died and several others others were wounded in a bombing of Arbin by regime aircraft”.
@Syriapost1 and Radio AlKul also reported regime strikes on the town.
One adult male civilian fatality was named by the Violations Documentation – they say he was killed by “Syrian government and affiliated militias” warplanes.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
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Russian Military Assessment:
Original strike reports
Russia has not reported any strikes between August 20th – 31st 2016.