Activists Report Incendiary Munition Use in Airstrikes West of Aleppo

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 20172 views
Published: January 13, 2017

Amid the ongoing battle for Aleppo, the Local Coordination Committees, a group monitoring the Syrian conflict, <a href="https://twitter.com/LccSy/status/806537080394444801" target="_blank">claimed</a> the use of incendiary munitions in airstrikes targeting Kafr Karmin, a village located 20 miles west of the city, on December 7.

While Storyful cannot independently verify the use of incendiary cluster munitions, reports of such incidents in recent days have notably increased in <a href="https://newswire.storyful.com/storylines/*/stories/150973" target="_blank">Haritan</a> and <a href="https://newswire.storyful.com/storylines/*/stories/150980" target="_blank">Kafr Hamra</a> in particular. The footage shows weapons bearing a marked similarity in color and brightness to such munitions.

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