Up to three civilians including two children were killed and as many as 15 more were wounded following airstrikes targeting Douma, Damascus, local media reported. Sources were unclear whether Russia or the Assad regime was responsible.
Most sources reported that the incident led to the death of three civilians, with several reports saying that two children were among the victims. One girl was identified by several sources.
The strikes were reportedly part of a wider shelling of the countryside of Damascus. According to Al-Jazeera, there were “two dead and dozens more wounded in an aerial and artillery bombardment by the Syrian regime which targeted the cities and towns of Duma and Kafr Batna and Harsta in the countryside of Damascus.”
@revo_spring reported no less than 15 airstrikes had been carried out that day in the city of Douma. One source, DW, indicated that the city was also struck with artillery by Assad’s forces.
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.”