Three to four civilians including two children and possibly one woman were killed in alleged Russian airstrikes on Bab el Hawa and Sarmada, according to two local sources.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (3)
- Abdulkareem Yaseen al-Abdullah Adult male from Palmyra killed
- Nour el-Dein Abdulkareem Yaseen al-Abdullah Child male from Palmyra killed
- Mohammad Abdulkareem Yaseen al-Abdullah Adult male from Palmyra killed
- Meriam Obaid al-Salame Child female as having died due to her wounds sustained in a Russian strike a “month ago“ killed
Sources (3) [ collapse]
Russian Military Assessment:
Original strike reports
In its military report published on 25th January, the Kremlin said: “In the course of the last three days, January 22-24, aircraft of the Russian aviation group in the Syrian Arab Republic performed 169 combat sorties engaging 484 objects of terrorists’ infrastructure…crews of Tu-22M3 long-range bombers performed 18 combat sorties from the territory of the Russian Federation in order to engage manpower and hardware of the ISIS near Deir ez-Zor on January 22-24. Flight range reached more than 2,000 kilometers.“