Local media reported that five or six civilians from the same family were killed by Russian warplanes in al Marja, Aleppo.
Halab News reported identified four fatalities by name and added that an unidentified baby also was among the casualties.
Multiple sources claimed that the dead were from the same family, including @ShahbaPress, @shbabRevolution, @ALAMAWI, @HNMNEWS, and @news_shabab.
Enabbaladi News posted a graphic photograph of a dead child being pulled from the ruins. @ShehabAgency also tweeted a photograph of a very young child, as did @HNMNEWS and @shbabRevolution. AleppoAMC posted a video of the same moment on YouTube.
@SyrianEvent1 was among the majority of sources in putting the death toll at six.
Almasdar, Step News, and al-Buraq media noted that the strikes were part of a larger Russian operation which struck multiple Aleppo neighbourhoods.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (4)
- Mohammad Jumaa al Alloush Adult male killed
- Kafaa Fa’our Adult female killed
- Amina Mohammad al Alloush Child female killed
- Rawan Mohammad al Alloush Child male killed
Sources (21) [ collapse]
Russian Military Assessment:
Original strike reports
Russia has not reported any strikes between September 1st – 30th 2016.