A civilian was killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Ma’arat Al Harma, Hama governorate, on May 27th, 2019, according to local sources. Another civilian was reportedly injured.
Smart News wrote that “on May 27th, warplanes bombed the town of Ma’arat Harma, near Idlib, with explosive barrels and naval mines, causing destruction of residential buildings and fires on agricultural land.”
According to several sources, such as Syrian Network for Human Rights, 65-year old Gharib Al Habib was killed in the airstrikes. Zaman Al Wasl reported that another civilian had been injured.
@IdlibPlus reported the use of barrel bombs. @omaralhaj15 wrote that “more than 13 military and helicopter raids targeted the town of Ma’arat Harma within one hour, causing great damage.”
While most sources, such as the Syrian Network for Human Rights, named the Syrian regime as responsible for the attack, Step News attributed the strike to Russia. Zaman Al Wasl blamed both Russia and the Syrian regime.
Smart News Agency wrote that “Idlib province has been under heavy artillery, missile and air raids for weeks. As a result, hundreds of civilians have been killed and wounded, homes, public buildings and facilities have been destroyed, and tens of thousands of civilians have been displaced.”
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Gharib al Habib 65 years old male killed