Up to four civilians, including two children and one woman, were killed and as many as 15 more were injured following airstrikes targeting al-Fardous, Aleppo, local sources reported. The sources were, however, not clear as to whether the Syrian regime or Russia were to blame for the strikes.
Sources reported that between two and four civilians were killed in the strikes, while one source, @aboalhodaalhoms, mentioned that two children and one woman were among the victims. The same source also reported the highest number of wounded,15, while one other source merely referred to “several” wounded.
HNN attributed the incident to Russia while Sky News blamed both the Syrian regime and Russia. But most of the sources did not identify the culprit.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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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.