Division of Slaughter: Assad Bombs E. Aleppo, Russia Bombs Everywhere Else via al-Hamra

Military analyst Tom Cooper is following the airstrike patterns of Bashar al-Assad’s regime and Russia very closely and discovered that Russian aircraft are steering clear of east Aleppo.

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Here are Cooper’s observations about the last few days of horrendous bombing in east Aleppo and elsewhere:

  • 27 November

23 sorties by helicopters (most of these from as-Safira, and nearly all targeting East Aleppo), 34 by Su-22s and 16 by Su-24s (at least half of these against East Aleppo). Russians bombed western Aleppo Governorate most of the day.

  • 28 November

Day began with Russians bombing western Aleppo (Hreitan for example), then 10 Assadist Su-22s and 8 helicopters pounded Eastern Aleppo. Additional Su-22s and Su-24 continued pounding Eastern Aleppo during the day, and helicopters from as-Safira were again very active (sometimes up to two were simultaneously bombing the city). Overall, 23 sorties by helicoters (most from as-Safira), 34 by Su-22s and 13 by Su-24s.

Russians bombed around Idlib, most of the day.

  • 29 November

Russians became very active during the previous evening, and continued bombing through the night — though mostly western Idlib. Assadists became active around 09.40 and then flew a lot against East Aleppo (10 sorties by Su-24s alone). These strikes were what caused all the carnage we’ve seen on diverse videos released today.

See the full article : https://medium.com/@_alhamra/division-of-slaughter-assad-bombs-e-aleppo-russia-bombs-everywhere-else-2a51b5405af5#.3t9mavwga