Between two and three civilians were killed and seven others were wounded in an airstrike on Haweiqa. Sources were conflicted as to who was to blame, with allegations against both the Syrian regime and Russia.
RFS Media Office reported that “two children were killed and two others were wounded when Russian warplanes targeted Al Hawaiqa neighborhood of Deir al-Zour in several raids at dawn today”.
Despite this, Mohamad Fayq Al Khalifa reported that a man was killed. He was named and an image of him was published.
Other reports suggest their house was struck. There are reports that many civilian homes were bombed and destroyed in the raids.
Smart news put the number of injured civilians as high as seven.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Yusuf Tha’er al-Tahtouh Child male killed
- Mahmoud Jamil Khalifa al-Askar Abu Musab (Abu Lahoud) Adult male killed
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Russian Armed Forces Assessment:
Original strike reports
Russia has not reported any strikes between May 1st – 31st 2017.