Six or more non-combatants, including three children, were reported killed in an alleged Russian or regime airstrike on Mohassan. There were claims the death toll may have been as high as 10.
While most sources blamed Russia, the Syrian Network later reported that “government warplanes shelled Al Mouhassan city in eastern Deir Al Zour suburbs that is under the control of ISIL which killed 9 individuals including 3 children.”
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Marwan Hamoud Adult male Named by VDC killed
- Son Marwan Hamoud Child male Named by VDC killed
- Nephew of Mohammad al-Sayyad 1 Child male Named by VDC killed
- Nephew of Mohammad al-Sayyad 2 Child male Named by VDC killed
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Reports of the incident mention the village Muhassan (الموحسن), for which the generic coordinates are: 35.223690, 40.324379. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.
Original strike reports
Russia confirms carrying out airstrikes in Dayr ez Zawr on November 17th 2015: “Today, from 5.00 through 5.30 a.m. (MSK), twelve Tu-22M3 long-range bombers carried out strikes at the ISIS terrorist facilities in Raqqah and Deir-ez-Zor provinces.”