Local sources reported that air or artillery strikes hit the suburb of Damascus, Khan al-Sheikh which led to the death of at least two civilian men and injury of several more people. The strikes allegedly struck a Palestinian refugee camp. One source claimed that a school in the area was also struck.
The news site Dar al-akhbar reported that “regime warplanes shelled a camp for Palestinian refugees in Khan Al-Sheeh camp, killing two refugees and wounding three more including a child”.
Among the injured were women and children.
According to the Smart News Agency, “regime shelling in Khan Al-Sheeh targeted a school, wounding two teachers and an 8th grader female student”.
Also, Pal Info and Khan al-Sheeh Media Center reported the unlawful use of cluster bombs.
Aqsa TV Channel, Yarmouk63, Aqsa TV News, Zaman al-Wasl, Khan al-Sheeh Media Center and Qasioun News attributed the strike to Russia, while three other sources – Smart News Agency, Dar al-akhbar and Syrian Network for Human Rights pointed to the Assad regime as the culprit.
Pal info named the victims, publishing a graphic video on their Facebook page.
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 October 1st – 19th 2016.