One 17-year-old male was killed in an alleged Russian airstrike on Hayyan using cluster munitions, according to local sources.
The White Helmets also named the victim, but did not say whether the Assad regime or Russia were responsible for the attack.
However, they said cluster bombs were used, leading to the injury of other civilians (including women and children). They added that a fire was extinguished and that one of the bombs exploded during its removal, but no one was harmed.
According to Smart News “Our correspondent reported that Russian warplanes launched raids on the town of Hayyan using cluster munitions Hayan, killing one civilian and wounding two children were seriously injured, and the outbreak of fires in shops and fuel stations.”
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Mohammad Qasem al-Majari 17 years old male killed
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Russian Military 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...Near Jeb Ghabishah (Aleppo province), a Su-24M bomber destroyed ammunition and POL storages of the ISIS terrorists.”