Between two and six civilians died in suspected Russian or Syrian regime air and/or artillery strikes on Al Fardos, Aleppo. Reporting contained discrepencies regarding the toll, the culprit and the munitions used.
Spm-Syria suspected the regime responsible for strikes on Al Fardos, however, it reported no civilian casualties.
7al reported “warplanes later bombed al-Firdous neighborhood in Aleppo today, which led to the “killing of six people, including a child and a woman.” Whereas Baladi reported only one “civilian martyr”, as did @HalabNewsN, who put the toll of injured at fifteen.
According to Smart and one other source, two civilians died. Smart stated, “two civilians were killed and twelve wounded, including the correspondent of the channel Aleppo Today” between Al Fardous and Al Salheen.
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