According to local media, an airstrike on Heesh village near Idlib killed a family of four: a father, mother and two children – though reports were conflicted as to whether Russia or the Assad regime were to blame. One report claimed that there were five deaths.
According to the Shaam News Network, the strikes hit a home for displaced people which led to the death of the family.
Ara News said that five people from the same family had died – and blamed Russia.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Abdul-Ghani Al-Kadro Adult male named by Syrian Human Rights Committee killed
- Malak Al-Bakoor Adult female named by Syrian Human Rights Committee killed
- Maher Abdul-Ghani Al-Kadro Child male named by Syrian Human Rights Committee killed
- Abdullah ABdul-ghani Al-Kadro Child male named by Syrian Human Rights Committee killed
Sources (21) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention the Town of Heesh (حيش), for which the generic coordinates are: 35.549065, 36.644537. 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 October 1st – 19th 2016.