Up to four civilians were killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime air and/or artillery strikes on the town of Al Habit, Idlib governorate, on September 7th, 2018, according to local sources.
@SyriaCivilDefe reported that “four civilians were killed, and seven others were wounded, most of them in serious condition, as a result of heavy aerial and artillery shelling in the outskirts of the town of Al Habit and the village of Tel Aas in the southern countryside of Idlib this morning, where the two areas were targeted with nine Russian and Syrian airstrikes, and 25 artillery shells from the Assad forces’ checkpoints.”
Local activists told Smart News Agency that four civilians were killed and seven others were wounded in three rocket attacks on the town. Two of the wounded were in critical condition. One of the victims had his hand amputated.
The Syrian Human Rights Committee reported that one of the victims was Fayyad Hussein Al Ezdin, from Al Trimasa village in Hama governorate.
@HalabTodayTV tweeted: “One martyr and several wounded, due to the shelling of Russian warplanes with vacuum missiles, around the town of Al Habit in the southern countryside of Idlib.” @IdlibPlus also reported civilian casualties.
@hasan0soufan reported that four militants of Ahrar Al Sham were killed and five were wounded in Russian airstrikes on their camp in Al Habit. Shaam News also reported that an Al Sham military camp had been targeted, killing four militants. All other sources reported that the victims were civilians.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Fayyad Hussein Al Ezdin Adult male killed