Eight people, including six children, were injured in an alleged Russian or Syrian regime double raid on the city of Ariha, Idlib governorate, on January 23rd, 2020, according to local sources. In addition, a Syrian Civil Defence ambulance was burned.
Step News reported five wounded.
@Ahmad_1alshble tweeted that the injured were identified as: Falak Talal Magago, aged 8, Masa Talal Magago, aged three, Salsabil Muhammad Magago, aged six months, Lana Abdel Rahman Magago, aged 35, Fahima Mahmoud Zaqzak, aged 60, Sondos Mohamed Magago, aged 15, Bisan Talal Mahago, aged 13, Zina Mohamed Magago, aged 10. According to Al Jazeera, at least five were from the same family.
The Syrian Civil Defence told Shaam News Network that “Russian warplanes carried out double raids that targeted Civil Defence teams during their work in giving first aid in the city of Ariha to those who were injured as a result of the first air raid, pointing out that the double raids resulted in the burning of the civil defense ambulance and injured several civilians”.
All sources reported Russia as the belligerent for this specific incident, but it should be noted that the Syrian regime was also conducting air raids in the area, as reported by Shaam News Network.
A local source, @EyadHoms20, reported that the Russian forces used vacuum missiles.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (7)
- Falak Talal Magago 8 years old male injured
- Masa Talal Magago 3 years old injured
- Salsabil Muhammad Magago six months years old female
- Lana Abdel Rahman Magago 35 years old female
- Sondos Mohamed Magago 15 years old
- Bisan Talal Majago 13 years old male
- Zina Mohamed Magago 10 years old male
- Fahima Mahmoud Zaqzak 60 years old female injured