Up to eight civilians died and as many as 15 were wounded in an airstrike on an oil factory in Hazano, according to local media. While most sources attributed the event to Russia, two pointed towards the Syrian regime.
Orient news and LCCSY put the death toll at three, with LCCSY adding that 15 civilians were wounded. Some other sources said one civilian died.
However, Syrian Press Center and Halab Today put the death toll at eight.
According to Syria News Desk, “in the western Aleppo countryside Russian planes launched three raids on a factory used to extract olive oil south of the village of Batbo, which led to the death of 8 civilians and the injury of 15 others – most of them workers at the factory, which is owned by civilians. The raid also caused the total destruction of the factory and its exist out of service.”
Two sources – Baladi and Kafr_Zayta – reported that the regime was responsible.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Russian Armed Forces Assessment:
Original strike reports
Russia has not reported any strikes between September 1st – 30th 2016.