A number of civilians were killed and wounded when artillery and rockets struck the Al Zohour Primary School and civilian homes in Abu Habba village in Deir Ezzor, partially destroying the school building and fence, according to sources on the ground.
The Macro Media Center reported that one civilian was killed and several children injured. Other local sources said that not one but two civilians were killed in the attack. A total of five to six civilians were reported wounded, including at least one child and a woman, according to Smart News.
According to Smart News, “a doctor, Abdul-Muhsin al-Sourani, said that four [of the wounded civilians] – with light to moderate injuries, were treated to a hospital in the city, where they were given the necessary help”. The source added that “Idlib and northern Hama are under frequent artillery and rocket fire by the regime and Russia.”
Amongst other sources, Smart News blamed the Russian forces, while others such as the Syrian Network for Human Rights claimed the Syrian regime forces were to blame.
The local time of the incident is unknown.