Up to five civilians were killed and several wounded as airstrikes, carried out by either Russia or the Syrian regime, hit Huwaij, near al Shaheel, Deir Ezzor, local media reported.
@Euphratesmedia reported after the incident “a large number of air raids targeted the towns and villages of the eastern countryside and Al Shahil crossing water”, adding that it had caused a number of victims and wounded.
The same media later reported a total of five victims. The remaining sources, however, reported the death of two men, both identified by name. The Violations Documentation Centre was the only source to report the death of just one of the men, Hmaid al-Hamed al-Meshaan
According to Jisrtv, seven civilians were killed in Russian airstrikes several areas in Deir Ezzor on that day, including al-Shuhail, though the source didn’t specify the exact number in al-Shuhail.
Besides from Jsirtv, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also attributed the strike to Russia.
However, the Syrian Network for Human Rights, who put the death toll at two, identified the Syrian regime as responsible.
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 October 1st - 31st 2017.