Five to six civilians including several children were killed in airstrikes on Al Mayadeen, outside Deir Al-Zour, local sources reported. All but one source blamed Russia for the event.
Step News said “four civilians were killed and others injured in a similar raid targeting al Jaish street and Al Haram street near al Saraya in al Mayadeen in the eastern countryside.”
SyrianPC news also described “widespread destruction in residential buildings.”
@syriaalive54 referenced “three martyrs, including a girl, who died after being bombed by the Russian aviation with cluster bombs on the city of the eastern Al Mayadin # countryside at dawn today.”
Several other local sources also claimed several casualties from Russian cluster bomb airstrikes at dawn.
However, one source, the Syrian Network for Human Rights, attributed the event to the Assad regime, reporting the death of “three civilians including a girl when government warplanes missiles fired on Al Mayadein city in Deir Ez-Zour governorate”.
Syrian Press Center added that the strikes “targeted the area around the Saraya building in al Mayadeen with two cluster bombs”.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Mohammad al Nouri al Ba’aj Age unknown male killed
- Khaled Khalil al Ghada’an Age unknown male killed
- Yaman Jassem al Sa’aran Age unknown female killed
- Walid Nu’man al Raja Adult male killed
- Qussai Abboud al Hamidi Age unknown male killed
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Russian Armed Forces Assessment:
Original strike reports
Russia has not reported any strikes between September 1st – 30th 2016.