Three civilians were killed in an alleged Russian and Syrian regime raid on Jisr al Haji area, Aleppo, according to sources on the ground.
Halab News Network first tweeted that the Syrian regime were to blame for using both artillery shells and rocket launchers on the vicinity. It later posted on their Facebook page that three civilians were killed due to Russian warplanes.
There are no other details at this time.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
Sources (2) [ collapse]
Russian Military 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.