Assad shelling of Deir ez-Zoor kills entire family, injures dozens
Assad airstrikes targeting civilian infrastructure in Deir ez-Zor (File Photo: Social Media)
Date: 2017-06-16 10:30
Assad warplanes targeted early Friday (June 16) the residential neighborhoods of Murat town east of Deir ez-Zoor with several airstrikes, killing or wounding dozens of civilians.
According to local sources, the airstrikes – which targeted the residential areas of Murat – killed a whole family consisting of a father, a mother and a child and injured a number of civilians.
At the same time, Assad warplanes launched a couple of airstrikes on the towns of Muhaymmedah and al-Hesan in Deir ez-Zoor western countryside, injuring a number of civilians.
Last week, the US-led international coalition aircraft bombed al-Quriya village in Deir ez-Zoor eastern countryside after targeting a van carrying 12 civilians near al-Sadda road in the village, killing nine civilians and wounding three.