A mother and her two female children were killed and several more civilians wounded in airstrikes on western neighbourhoods of Idlib city, local media said. All but two sources blamed Russia. Baladi and MapnewsAR reported Regime warplanes were responsible. According to MapnewsAR, as many as ten civilians died in the strikes.
According to the Shaam News Network, “activists said Russian warplanes targeted Idlib City with two raids, one of which used cluster bombs. The raid targeted the homes of civilians in the western parts of the city, leaving three martyrs: a mother and her children, and a number of injured people. Civil defense teams worked to take them to hospitals”.
Micro-Syria, Ayyamsyria, Step News Agency, the Smart News Agency, Halab Today TV, LCCSY and Syrian Network for Human Rights also reported the three fatalities – and named Russia as the culprit.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Reports of the incident mention the city of Idlib (إدلب), for which the generic coordinates are: 35.93062, 36.63393. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.
Russian Military Assessment:
Original strike reports
Russia has not reported any strikes between September 1st – 30th 2016.