According to local media, between two and three civilians, including one child, were killed along with a number of wounded as Mesraba, eastern Ghouta, Damascus, was struck by Russian or Assad-waged airstrikes.
For the third day in a row, eastern Ghouta, including Mesraba, was subject to heavy shelling, as reported by numerous media. Baladi News reported that ten civilians were killed in Mesraba within the past 72 hours.
During this air raid, sources reported two or three fatalities According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, who reported “at least” three fatalities, they were from the same family. A video published by the Civil Defense showed the body of one of the fatalties, a young boy.
Without specifying the number, sources described how “several” and “many” civilians were left wounded.
While the majority of sources, including LCCSY and Smart News Agency, identified Russia as responsible, the incident remains contested, as Orient News and Damas Press suggested the Syrian regime’s involvement as well.
Finally, it should be noted that the incident possibly took place the preceding day, on February 21st, as the Civil Defence, on the 22nd, published a video of “yesterday’s strike.”
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 February 1st - 28th 2018.