Several civilians were left wounded following air or artillery strikes in Otaya, Eastern Ghouta, allegedly carried out by either Russia or the Syrian regime, local media reported.
@damv011 reported that there had been “a number of wounded” in the strike(s), while several sources said that the raid injured a civilian defence officer.
According to @ameraldmashqi, “an artillery shell targeted the town of Otaya in the area of Al-Marj, causing a minor injury to a civilian defence officer while they [the civilian defence] was searching the area”
While one source, @damv011, attributed blame to the Syrian regime, Al Jazeera pointed to both Russia and the Syrian regime as the responsible. The remaining sources did not identify the culprit.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Russian Armed Forces Assessment:
Original strike reports
Russia has not reported any strikes between May 1st - 31st 2017.