One woman was killed and dozens more injured in a strike on the village of Qorgania, according to local sources. While the majority of the reports allege that Russia was responsible, another does not identify the culprits, while one source alleges that this was an attack by the Assad regime.
Korkania al Hadath said that “warplanes” targeted Qorgania, killing one woman and leaving dozens injured – though the source did not identify the planes.
Syrian Press Centre reported two Russian raids on the village, leading to a number of critically injured victims, though they said it was still unclear how many had died.
Qasioun news agency also put the death toll and one with seven others injured by “Russian warplanes“.
Fresh Syria said: “a lady was killed and seven others wounded as a result of the targeting of Mount Qurqania in the countryside of Idlib, with vacuum missiles by Russian aggression this afternoon.”
However, according to Radio al Kul the strikes were carried out by the regime, resulting in one death and a number of others wounded.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Khadija Mostafa Saeid Bro Adult female was killed in an alleged Russian airstrike. The VDC does not say in this listing where she was killed but states that she is from Qorgani, However, in a VDC listing in Arabic which names her, the notes under this post someone asks if the raid Khadija died in was in Qorgania or in Hazano, and Mohamad Hijazi, who says that he spoke to the family, confirms that it was a raid on Qorgania. killed
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Russian Military Assessment:
Original strike reports
In its report for military actions on January 20 2016, the Kremlin says “in the course of the last day, aircraft of Russian Aerospace Forces in Syria performed 16 combat sorties engaging 57 objects of terrorists’ infrastructure,” but makes no mention of carrying out strikes in Idlib governorate.