November 5th 2015, at 10:00, two warplanes targeted a neighborhood in Al Boukmal city nearby Omar Ibn Al Khattab Mosque as it is a pickup point in the city. The aerial bombardment resulted in killing and injuring hundreds of civilians.
This is considered one of the bloodiest attacks on Deir Ezzor province as following targeting the location, the civilians gathered to hospitalize the injured, the location was targeted again. As there were fuel dealers in the area, this increased the numbers of victims. Usually the neighborhood is overcrowded at this time.
The party behind this attack cannot be identified accurately, however, all of the interviewed witnesses confirmed that they did not hear the warplanes sound, yet they saw them flying high with a white color. All of persons interviewed by JFL researchers confirmed that the warplanes were likely of the Syrian government forces and their allies.
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