Local media reported that five civilians from the Hishoum family – a woman and her four children – died and as many as dozens more civilians were wounded in alleged Russian or regime airstrikes on Anadan.
SMO-SY reported: “According to activists, the Russian aircraft committed a massacre in the city of Anadan in the northern countryside, which killed five people, a woman and her children, and that the direct targeting of civilian houses.”
However, other sources blamed the regime. According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, “four children from the same family died due to government warplanes (allies) missiles fired on Anadan city in Aleppo governorate northern suburbs, November 14, 2016.”
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
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Russian Armed Forces 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”.
Additionally, Russia reported that its air forces have carried out strikes in Aleppo during November and December 2016.