One female child was reported injured when airstrikes with vacuum missiles targeted a residential area in Al Qasimiya village in Aleppo’s western countryside, on January 17th, 2020, according to local sources.
The Syrian Civil Defence reported on the incident stating: “A residential gathering in the village of Al-Qasimia, west of Aleppo, was targeted this evening, Friday, by air strikes from warplanes, which led to the outbreak of fires in civilian homes.” and mentioned that the fire was extinguished by the Civil defence teams.
MMC and local sources alleged that a child was injured due to the alleged airstrike.
Sources published conflicting statements concerning the attacker, as STEP suspected the Syrian armed forces to be the attacker, Aleppo0 stated that the Russian armed forces and Syrian armed forces carried out the attack. Furthermore, other sources e.g. Halabtoday did not mention the suspected attacker when reporting on the incident.
The incident occured in the evening.