Between five and six civilians were killed, and others were wounded, following an airstrike on the residential neighbourhood of Al A’ridi, local media reported. Sources all agreed that Russian warplanes were to blame for the raids.
According to @Huthaifamu94, this was the third massacre which had occurred in Deir Ezzor on the 9th of May 2017.
Although the Violations Documentation Centre named three adult males and one adult female, many sources also named three children.
Smart news reported that the vicinity was under control of ISIS.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Saad al-Mofti Adult male killed
- Layth al-Laji Adult male killed
- Ahmad al-Ali Adult male killed
- Wife of Ahmad al-Ali Adult female killed
- Reem al-Abdullah Adult female killed
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Russian Armed Forces Assessment:
Original strike reports
Russia has not reported any specific strikes between May 1st - 31st 2017.