Five members of one family were among those killed in an alleged Russian bombardment on the village of Tabiya Jazira, east of Deir al-Zour, local sources reported.
The Ismail al-Jadan family died when four shells hit the area of the town near the railway, Syrian Press Centre said. A total of 13 civilians were reportedly killed, according to a local source on Twitter. The airstrikes also destroyed a number of houses.
Mrs. Fiddha al-Abd al-Azim and the mother of Judge Ramadan al-Zahman were named dead.
The local time of the incident is unknown.