In the first of two consecutive airstrikes near Ma’ret Harma, Idlib, two medical workers for Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) were reported killed on August 14th.
SMAS USA reported “a SAMS-supported ambulance center in Ma’aret Hurmeh in southern Idlib province was targeted by six airstrikes, resulting in the death of two employees: Mohamad Hussni Mishnen, 29, a paramedic, and Fadi Alomar, 34, an ambulance driver. The facility and the ambulance were completely destroyed.”
Macro Media Center reported that “a driver and paramedic from SAMS medical system were killed after a double Russian airstrike on Maaret Harma town south of Idlib.”
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights stated that “a driver in the ambulance team and a male nurse were killed, after being targeted by the Russian warplanes that targeted the area between Maarrat Hurmah and Sheikh Mustafa south of Idlib.”
@SyrianCoalition tweeted that “Mohammad Mishnen, 29, a paramedic doctor, and Fadi, 34, the driver of an ambulance in the SAMS ambulance system in Hama countryside, was killed by a direct airstrike from #Russian occupation yesterday morning.”
While sources predominantly named Russia as the belligerent responsible for the attack, a number of sources named both the Syrian regime and Russian forces in reports of the incident.
The incident occured in the morning.