Four or more civilians were reported killed and more than 10 injured in Russian airstrikes on the villages of Al Zawiya mountain.
Footage appears to show a Su 24 in apparent Russian Air Force colours dropping two bombs in the vicinity of the town.
According to the Shaam News Network five or more Russian airstrikes with rockets targeted civilian homes in Al Rami. It added that the White Helmets were working to remove rubble and rescue the wounded.
Eldorar placed the civilian death toll at six, saying that the Russian attack had caused “extensive destruction to houses and property.” Maara Now said four civilians from one family died, they were all named by the VDC.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (4)
- Khaled Yahya al-Khatib Adult male killed
- The wife of Khaled Yahya al-Khatib Adult female killed
- Mostafa Mohammad Khatib Adult male killed
- Zainab Ahmad al-Khatib Adult female killed
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Russian Military Assessment:
Original strike reports
For December 18th-23rd, Russia reported that “In the course of five days, on December 18-23, aircraft of the Aerospace Forces in the Syrian Arab Republic have performed 302 combat sorties engaging 1093 objects in the Aleppo, Idlib, Latakia, Homs and Deir ez-Zor provinces.”