According to local media, a man named Mohammad Houri and an unidentified woman were killed, along with as many as 11 others, with dozens more wounded, by cluster bombs striking the al Sukkari neighbourhood in Aleppo. Some reports said the regime struck the neighbourhood, while others implicated Russian forces.
Syrians News claimed the most casualties, stating “in addition to dropping barrel bombs, Assad’s helicopters fired artillery and rocket launchers, killing 13 civilians, mostly women and children, and wounding dozens of others.”
Smo-sy News said Russian aviation accounted for 11 civilian deaths, also noting that the dead were mostly women and children.
Smart News reported that Russian bombings of three neighbourhoods, including al Sukkari, killed 30 civilians in total.
@TRTAlarabiya, @mediacenterfr, @ALAMAWI, @RFS_NORTH all corroborated reports of cluster and barrel bombs being used on the neighbourhood.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Mohammad Houri Adult male killed
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Russian Armed Forces Assessment:
Original strike reports
Russia has not reported any strikes between September 1st – 30th 2016.