Between one and two children died and up to 14 more civilians were wounded in airstrikes launched against Binnish town in Idlib, according to multiple sources on the ground. However, one source, Step News, reported that there were no civilian casualties in this incident.
The airstrikes reportedly struck a neighborhood of civilian homes. Both cluster and phosphorous bombs were reportedly used. Sources were conflicted as to who was responsible for the airstrikes but the majority of sources attributed blame to Russian forces.
Syrianpc and @ShahbaPress were among those to identify Russian warplanes as the source of the airstrikes. However, according to Local Coordination Committee Syria, Syrian, regime warplanes were to blame for the bombings.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
Sources (15) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention the town of Binnish (بنش), for which the generic coordinates are: 35.958429, 36.711587. 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 November 1st – 30th 2016.