One civilian was killed by cluster and phosphorus bombs that struck the western edges of the city of Idlib, according to local media.
Some outlets including Smart News published a statement saying that there were no official injuries, but the majority of sources reported at least one casualty. Both cluster bombs and phosphorus are internationally banned weapons.
All local sources said that Russian warplanes were responsible for the airstrikes in this vicinity of Idlb.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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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”.