Four civilians including one woman were killed in alleged Russian airstrikes on Al Jneina, according to local sources.
The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported a death toll of four, including one woman, in an attack by “suspected Russian warplanes“.
Deir Ezzor is Being Slaughtered Silently said that there had been two Russian strikes and named some of the dead, while the Violations Documentation Center named three victims killed in Russian shelling.
At least two children were reported to be among the injured.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Russian Armed Forces Assessment:
Original strike reports
In its military report published on 1st February 2016, the Kremlin said: “In the course of the last week, the Russian aircraft in the Syrian Arab Republic have performed 468 combat sorties engaging 1354 terrorists’ infrastructural facilities in the Aleppo, Latakia, Hama, Homs, Damascus, Raqqah, Daraa and Deir ez-Zor provinces. Among them – 24 ones were carried out by Tu-22M3 long-range bombers from the Russian territory…Long-range bomber aviation aircraft supported units of the Syrian governmental troops which defended the city of Deir ez-Zor. The airstrikes carried out by Tu-22M3 bombers from the territory of the Russian Federation jointly with tactical aviation from the Hmeymim airbase, engaged 23 important terrorists’ objects in that district. The attempt of terrorists to assault Deir ez-Zor was frustrated.“