At least two civilians were killed, including one woman, and several more were wounded, including children, following alleged Russian airstrikes targeting Aleppo’s Al-Sha’ar neighbourhood, local sources reported.
AleppoAMC reported that “martyrs and wounded and burned people were under the rubble as a result helicopter gunships targeting the Al-Sha’ar neighborhood east of Aleppo”.
Several sources reported the death of the pharmacist Ghassan Muhammad Deeb Korej, who reportedly was from the city of Anaden. Two sources added that another named adult woman was among the victims.
According to Syriamubasher, three children were injured by the air strikes.
Four sources pointed to Russia as the culprit, while the remaining did not identify the responsible.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Ghassan Muhammad Deeb Korej Age unknown male killed
- Soad Youseef Arab Adult female killed
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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.