Between five and eight civilians died and as many as dozens more were wounded in alleged Russian or Assad regime air and artillery strikes on Aleppo’s Al Sukkari neighbourhood, according to sources on the ground.
The lowest death count was give as five civilians – with seven more wounded – by the White Helmets.
According to Aboker, there were “six martyrs as a result of Russian raids and artillery shelling by Assad forces on the neighborhood of Sukkari in Aleppo”.
Halab News said that six unidentified bodies had been found, killed as a result of “Russian enemy raids and artillery shelling”
However, Khalij Online, Egy News and ONewsAgency put the death count at eight.
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 December 1st – 31st 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.