Between two and nine civilians, including women and children, were wounded when the village of Ma’arat Al-Nu’man, Idlib, was hit by aerial shelling, local media reported, though it was unclear whether Russia or the Syrian regime were to blame.
Mustapha al Gharib, a media manager in the civil defence in Maarat al Numan, told Smart that nine civilians including three children and two women were left with “medium” level injuries . Moreover, Zaman al-Wasl reported that the wounded were from the same family.
Most sources attributed blame to Russia while a few pointed to both the Syrian regime and Russia as the responsible. Just one source, Aleppo White Helmets, pointed to the Syrian regime as the only culprit.
The incident occured around midday.
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Russia has not reported any strikes between March 1st - 31st 2017.