Up to seven civilians including an 85-year old man were reported killed in an alleged Russian airstrike on Sheikh Najjar.
SDU Syria said that “Russian warplanes have launched air strikes targeting residential neighborhoods in Sheikh Najjar City, which resulted in the deaths of five martyrs and dozens wounded.” The Syrian Observatory put the death toll at seven.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
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Russian Military Assessment:
Original strike reports
For December 25th-28th, Russia has reported that “In the course of three days, since December 25, the Russian aviation group has performed 164 combat sorties engaging 556 terrorists’ objects located in the Aleppo, Idlib, Latakia, Hama, Homs, Damascus, Deir ez-Zor and Raqqah provinces.”