Between four and seven civilians died in airstrikes on Al Maghayer as part of the ongoing bombardment of Aleppo, according to local sources. The majority of reports point to this being a regime incident, though one other blames the regime and Russia.
Zamanalwasel News spoke of raids carried out by regime warplanes “on most of the districts of Aleppo”. It continued saying that “warplanes committed a massacre in the neighborhood of “Al-Maghayer”, which killed seven people according to the initial death toll and wounded dozens, including children and the elderly.” The correspondent furthermore explained that “the regime helicopters targeted a neighbourhood with seven gas cylinders.”
Images tweeted by Baladi News showed the “destruction of Al-Maghayer after being targeted by a raid.” Sorya_gehadk reported in a tweet that “at least 5 were killed and many were wounded, some with serious injuries, in shelling on Al-Maghayer”. AJABreaking News also put the death toll at five. TRT Arabic said that five were killed by regime warplanes.
An extremely graphic video by AMC showed severely injured victims being treated in a medical facility. The channel attributed the incident to the regime. According to Halab News, “47 were killed on the 29th in various areas. As for Al-Maghayer, only one was identified as Hasan Amer Al-Sayed”. They also listed three unidentified bodies killed in Al Maghayer by “navy mines“.
The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that “at least 4 victims including a woman died in government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on Al Maghayer neighbourhood“. And according to Shaam News Network four civilians died, though they were “Russian and Assad’s planes“.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Russian Armed Forces Assessment:
Original strike reports
The Kremlin has issued no public accounts of airstrikes in Syria from April 1st – 30th.