Up to 15 civilians, including six children and two women, were killed in an airstrike on Al Jalloum, Aleppo – whilst a “number” were wounded, according to local media.
All of the known sources attributed responsibility for the event to Russian jets.
Syrian Press Center reported that “the warplanes launched intensive airstrikes on Monday [6th] evening on the neighbourhood of Jalom, east of the city of Aleppo, killing 15 civilians and wounding others.”
It should be noted that the only source that identifies women and children as dying in this incident, is the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, who date the incident as December 4th.
Youm7, who placed the death toll at “at least six and a number wounded”, also attributed responsibility to Russian “warplanes”.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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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.