Five to six civilians including two children and two to three women died in airstrikes on Salah al Qariya area, in Albu Umar according to local sources – though reports were conflicted as to whether this was the work of Russia or the Assad regime.
LCCSY reported the death of four civilians in what they said were Russian strikes. Qasioun put the death toll higher, reporting six civilians killed. It later named the child Salah Kharaba as having died from injuries sustained in a strike by “warplanes” on Deir ez-Zor.
Deir Ezzor is Being Slaughtered Silently and Syrian PC news also said four individuals died and a number more were wounded after Russian planes targeted Salah al Qariya.
The Syrian Network for Human Rights said the regime was responsible, also putting the death toll at four non-combatants including a child and two women.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Salah Kharaba Child male killed
- Mariam al Falah Age unknown female killed
- Hanan Awwad al Khalifa Age unknown female killed
- Subha al Ahmad Age unknown female killed
- Ayham Mahmoud al Awwad al Khalifa 3 months years old female killed
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Russian Armed Forces Assessment:
Original strike reports
Russia has not publicly reported any strikes between May 1st – 31st.