Four non-combatants died in airstrikes on Bab al Nairab, according to local sources. The majority of reports indicated that this was a regime incident, though Shaam News Network also suggested that Russia could also have been responsible. A news roundup blamed both Russian and the regime, reporting “the 9th consecutive day bringing death and destruction carried out by the Russian Aviation and the Assad regime, bombing districts of Aleppo and the targeting of civilian homes and vital facilities.” It documented four deaths in Bab al Nairab. The Syrian Network also put the death toll at four and blamed the regime. In a tweet it spoke of “4 victims at least”.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that “about 20 airstrikes” targeted 10 neighborhoods in Aleppo – including Bab al Nairab – on April 30th. They did not say who the warplanes belonged to, but added that the strikes “killed at least two people in Bostan al-Qasr and Bab al-Nairab.” According to a tweet by ShababRevolution “the Bab Al-Neyrab cemetery was bombed by Assad’s warplanes.”
Enab Baladi put the death toll at 5 and spoke of 10 wounded. A video by Halab News shows injured and dead in Bab Al-Nairab, though offered no more information. It was furthermore reported in a tweet by Yasmin Alsham and a video, that the “Aleppo water pumping station in Bab Al-Neyrab is out of service due to warplane missiles.”
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.