A young man was killed and up to six others were injured in alleged Russian or Syrian regime artillery strikes on the city of Ibta’a, Dara’a governorate, on June 26th, 2019, according to local sources.
Amin Abu Halwa wrote on Facebook that the young Ali Ahmad Al Mahmoud Al Hariri had been killed as the result of shelling on the town, in addition to “a number of wounded, from moderate to critical condition.” @shakmaskeen reported that six people were seriously injured.
@Step_Agency reported that “regime forces targeted the town of Ibta’a in the western countryside of Dara’a with artillery, while the warplanes launched several airstrikes targeting the town of Harak in the eastern Dara’a countryside.”
Nearly all sources blamed the Syrian regime for the artillery strikes, but Shaam News Network mentioned that both the Syrian regime and Russia had been responsible. Ahmad Al Masalmah blamed Iranian forces for the artillery strikes on Facebook.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Ali Ahmad Al Mahmoud Al Hariri Age unknown male killed