Since Thursday morning, helicopters and war planes have continued their assault on the eastern part of Aleppo city and rural areas which fall under opposition control. The assault has included the use of barrel bombs, vacuum missiles, phosphorous bombs and cluster bombs.
The bombing targeted the districts of al-Saliheen, al-Sukari, Karam al-Tawab, Ba’ideen, Qadi ‘Askar, Jisr al-Haj, Masakin Hanano and al-Jandool.
War planes also targeted the city of Andan in rural Aleppo with vacuum missiles, causing great material destruction to the Tooba Lil-Ghuraba’ school in the city. The city was also targeted with phosphorous bombs today at dawn which set off big fires. Hayan in rural Aleppo was also targeted with cluster bombs.
The bombing killed six people and injured approximately 20, three of whom were on Castillo Street.
The barrel bombing on the district of Qadi ‘Askar led to the injury of paramedic Omar Suweid whilst carrying out his duties. This is whilst bombing on al-Sukari led to the injury of civil defence volunteer Mohammed Walid Sheikh Nasir.
Bombing on Darat ‘Aza targeted the ancient fortress of Sam’an, which was targeted with four vacuum missiles.
Victims identified include:
- Ali Yusuf Jaleelati- al-Saliheen
- Lam’an ‘Abdo Zayed- al-Saliheen