Between six and nine civilians including three children were killed, and dozens more were wounded, in airstrikes on Jisreen, local media reported. Sources blamed both Russia and the Syrian regime for the raids.
Most sources attributed the blame to the Syrian regime; however, the Violations Documentation Centre, who named six fatalities, blamed “Syrian government and affiliated militias” and, in one case solely Russia.
According to the Smart News Agency (SNN), who said that this was the work of Russia, “warplanes launched more than 15 air strikes on the town, killing nine civilians and wounding several others as an initial proceeds, the teams transferred to medical points in the region.”
Only six victims were named despite most sources reporting that the death toll was eight or nine.
The shelling struck a residential neighbourhood with more than 15 strikes. Several sources noted that Russia was targeting bridges in Eastern Ghouta.
Enab Baladi said that the strikes occurred in the morning.
The incident occured in the morning.