Int’l coalition jets target Hassadjek village in Aleppo, killing 6 people

Moscow, SANA – The Hmeimim-based Russian center coordinating calm regime in Syria announced Tuesday that two jets of the US-led coalition launched raids on
Hassadjek village in Afrin area, north of Syria, leaving civilian casualties.

According to information handed over to the Russian Center by the local council of the Syrian city of Afrin, the village of Hassadjek suffered an air attack in which six people died and four more were injured, the center said in a statement published by the Russian Defense Ministry website.

The raid was reported to have taken place at 03:00 am on October 18th. Two residential buildings were destroyed as a result of it.

The statement stressed that neither Russian nor Syrian air forces were carrying out any missions in the area.

The Russian Defense Ministry said that Russian data recorders detected two Belgian F-16 fighter jets operating in the area within the specified time.

Russian and Syrian air forces halted airstrikes in Aleppo at 10:00 am (local time) on Tuesday for a 48-hour humanitarian pause.

On July 19th, French warplanes of the US-led coalition struck Tukhan al-Kubra village north of Manbej city in northern Aleppo, committing a “bloody massacre” in
which at least 120 civilians were killed.

Later, the coalition warplanes committed another massacre in al-Ghandora village near Manbej, claiming the lives of 45 civilians, including 7 children, and injuring
50 others.

H. Zain/ H. Said

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