Seven civilians including two women and one child were reported killed in an airstrike on Al Buliyal.
While most sources blamed Russia, the Damascus Centre said that both regime attacks and Russian aircraft were responsible.
VDC later named five victims.
An additional male civilian fatality, the husband of Amira Muheisen al-Elkeh, has been died. Moreover, another girl by also named reportedly died.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (3)
- Ahmad Khalaf al Milhem Adult male husband of Amira Muheisen killed
- Amirah Muheisen al-Elkeh Adult female named by VDC killed
- Belal Aboud Hadeed al-Elkeh Adult male named by VDC injured
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Reports of the incident mention the village of Al Buliyal (البوليل ), for which the generic coordinates are: 35.20253, 40.37126. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.
Original strike reports
Russia reported that “On November 20, the ships of the Caspian flotilla performed launches of 18 cruise missiles against 7 targets in the Raqqah, Idlib and Aleppo provinces. All the aims were hit.” It added that “29 aircraft of long-range and bomber aviation made strikes from the zone of the Caspian Sea,” though gave no details of the areas targeted.