Between three and five civilians died in alleged Russian air or artillery strikes on Aleppo’s Al Maysar neighbourhood, according to sources on the ground. Several sources reported the use of cluster bombs.
On November 29th, Shof reported: “Activists said cluster bombs targeted the neighborhoods of Qatraji, al-Myaser, Dhahra Awwad and Al Mouasalat. The civil defense in Aleppo said about 700 civilians were killed in the bombing as part of a large-scale offensive launched by the regime and backed by militias two weeks ago.”
According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, there were at least three victims of “rocket-propelled” weapons in the Al Maysar neighbourhood. The source didn’t identify the culprit.
But AleppoAMC said five civilians died in air and artillery strikes.
Anapress said that both Russian and Syrian warplanes had carried out strikes on the neighbourhood.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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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.