One civilian was killed and six others injured when Russian forces or Syrian regime forces attacked with explosive barrels Al Halba village in Idlib on September 8th, 2018 according to local sources.
The Syrian Civil Defence said “A civilian martyred, and six others wounded, as a result of helicopter bombing that targeted the village of Al-Halba in the countryside of Ma`rat al-Nu`man al-Sharqi. Civil Defense teams rushed to the scene and worked to put out the fires that broke out because of the bombing.”
The victim was identified as Hammoud Ahmed Al-Hamoud. Al Sarj Al hadath reported “The martyr Hammoud Ahmed Al-Hamoud, from Al-Halba village, as a result of targeting the village with explosive barrels.”
@HalabTodayTV tweeted “A civilian martyred and others wounded as a result of a helicopter’s bombing on the town of Al-Halba, south of Idlib.”
Edlib Media Center accused the Syrian regime saying: “The regime’s helicopter dropped explosive barrels on the town of Al-Halba in the southeastern countryside of Idlib.”
However, @HadiAlabdallah, @Omar_Madaniah and Shaam Network said the Russian warplanes were active in different parts of Idlib including Al Halba on this day. @HadiAlabdallah tweeted that “Intense shelling from the Russian and Asadi warplanes targeted several areas in the Idlib countryside and Hama, where the shelling focused on the city of Khan Sheikhoun, The bombing also targeted the village of Abdin and its environs, as well as the towns of Al-Halba, Tah, and Tmana, in the southern countryside of Idlib, and the city of Latamna in Hama countryside.”
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Hammoud Ahmed Al-Hamoud Age unknown male killed