Between eight and 10 civilians were wounded in alleged Russian airstrikes with cluster bombs on Mardikh, according to sources on the ground.
The Smart News Agency reported: “eight civilians were wounded on Wednesday [April 29th] after an air strike on the town of Mardikh (20 km southeast of Idlib) in the north of the country, the civil defense told SMART.
“The commander of the civil defense team in Sarakib, Laith al-Abdullah, said that cluster bomb attacks targeted the town of Mardikh, where defense workers were working to rescue the wounded and move them to hospitals in the area. Militants said the raids were from the Russian air force.”
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights – who didn’t identify the “waplanes” – ten people were wounded.
Idlib Media Centre made no mention of civilian harm but said that “nine militants from Failak al Sham were injured following Russian raids on the outskirts of Tal Markikh south of Saraqeb. ”
The Syrian Network for Human Rights published an “image of unexploded cluster munitions type AO-2.5RTM / AO-2.5RT fired by suspected Russian warplanes”.
The local time of the incident is unknown.