At least two children were killed and others were wounded in multiple airstrikes launched against the town of Hazrama in Eastern Ghouta, according to local media. A graphic image of two dead children in body bags was published by the Syrian Network for Human Rights.
Reports were conflicted over who was responsible for the airstrikes. Sources such as @kansam881 and Local Coordination Committees of Syria attributed blame to Russian warplanes, while the Syrian Network for Human Rights and Al Jazeera pointed to Syrian regime warplanes.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (2)
- Safa Hameed Kareem Child named by Syrian Network for Human Rights killed
- Abdul Hameed Kareem Child named by Syrian Network for Human Rights killed
Sources (12) [ collapse]
Russian Military Assessment:
Original strike reports
Russia has not reported any specific strikes between November 1st – 30th 2016.
On 6 January 2017, Russia, however, reported: “Since November 8, 2016, the aircraft carrier group of the Northern Fleet consisting of the heavy aircraft carrying cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov, the heavy nuclear missile cruiser Pyotr Velikiy, the large ASW ship Severomorsk, as well as auxiliary vessels of the Black Sea Fleet, has been fulfilling counterterrorist missions on the territory of Syria”, adding that ”in the course of two months of their participation in the combat actions, naval aviation pilots have carried out 420 combat sorties, 117 of them were night ones”.