Five civilians died, including children, and up to fifteen civilians were wounded in suspected Russian attacks on Al Salheen neighbourhood of Aleppo. Most sources blamed Russia however one suspected the Syrian regime responsible. Missiles and artillery bombardment were reported by sources who did not name a culrpit.
HNN reported 9 – 12 “unidentified” victims following “Russian enemy raids with parachute bombs on Al Salheen”. Arabic.cnn said “jets” hit the neighbourhood – the source did not report civilian casualties.
Almaghribtoday reported five killed including a child, they did not name a culprit however reported the use of an “explosive barrel”. According Umayyapress the Syrian regime were responsible – the source reported, “the military aircraft of the regime forces targeted Al-Salihin neighborhood and the housing of Masaken Hananou and Qazi Askar neighborhood in Aleppo besieged by four high-impact paratroopers, resulting in civilian casualties, while helicopters fired explosive barrels on the Sheikh Najjar and Sakhur highway”.
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”.
Additionally, Russia reported that its air forces have carried out strikes in Aleppo during November and December 2016.