A woman and her three children died in an alleged Russian airstrike on Khan Assal, Aleppo, local media reported.
According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, “four civilians (a mother and her three children) died due to suspected Russian warplanes missiles fired on Khan Al Asal town in Aleppo governorate western suburbs, November 14, 2016.”
Halab News and @aboalhasan.shaar also blamed Russia.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (4)
- Sawsar al Hamidi Adult female killed
- Nour al Omar, Child killed
- Shahd al Omar Child killed
- Khouloud al Omar Child killed
Sources (7) [ 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”.
Additionally, Russia reported that its air forces have carried out strikes in Aleppo during November and December 2016.