At least three civilians were killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on the town of Al Habit, Idlib governorate, on May 29th, 2019, according to local sources.
@NagiNajjar reported that “three civilian men were martyred as a result of an airstrike by the warplanes of the Assad forces on the outskirts of the town of Habit this morning, where Civil Defence men were able to pull their bodies from the target place and hand them over to their families.”
According to Shaam News Network, there were “four martyrs in Al Habeet from the same family”, while other sources cite three fatalities, and Syrian Observatory for Human Rights states that “two civilians and a fighter” were killed in the attack. Anadolu Agency also reported the death of four civilians.
Abdl Al Hamid Khanfoura identified the victims as Ismail Khaled Khanfoura, Mustafa Khaled Khanfoura and Muhammad Abdul Qadir Khanfoura.
The Local Coordination Committees of Syria added that an unknown number of civilians was wounded in the strikes.
@MMCSYR2 reported the use of explosive barrels fired by regime helicopters. The Syrian Network for Human Rights wrote that missiles were fired on agricultural land.
While most sources blamed the Syrian regime for the airstrikes, Halab Today TV pointed to Russia, whereas Shaam News Network blamed both Russia and the Syrian regime.
The incident occured in the morning.
The victims were named as:
Family members (3)