Three adult male civilians were reported killed and 20 wounded in an alleged Russian airstrikes on Palmyra, according to the Shaam News Network.
SNN reported that three Russian fighter jets launched multiple air raids, with half of them concentrated on the city of Palmyra and the other half on the outskirts.
The raids reportedly caused “massive destruction, where entire neighbourhoods were razed to the ground.”
Three victims were initially named by the Violations Documentation Centre.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (2)
- Mohammad al-Saleem al-Shalil – Adult male killed
- Yazan Jameel al Shail Child Died from his injures on the 8th of December. killed
- Ahmad Mahmoud Mezel Adult male killed
- Khaled Abdulsattar al-Muhaya Adult male He died, “due to his wounds sustained from Russian air forces shelling” killed
Sources (5) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention the city of Palmyra (تدمر), for which the generic coordinates are: 34.569294, 38.263063. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.
Russian Military Assessment:
Original strike reports
Russia has published no known record of its strikes in Syria between December 4th-8th 2015.