Two children died in an alleged Russian airstrike on the village Al Samiriya, Aleppo, according to local sources.
@Syriamubasher1 reported one child died, whilst @ShahbaPress reported the death of one child and the injury of two other children from one family. Both sources blamed Russia.
@RasdAgency reported two children killed and two more injured. SCDAleppo named two children killed, adding that “the civil defense” had to “lift martyrs from the rubble and take the wounded to hospital”.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (2)
- Omar Rahman 15 years old male killed
- Abdeil Rahman 5 years old male killed
Sources (10) [ collapse]
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.