Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS200

Incident date

April 10, 2016

Location

تل حسين, Tall Hussein, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.51693, 37.54187 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Multiple sources named five civilian victims of an alleged Coalition airstrike on Tal Hussain.

Almost all sources blamed the Coalition for the civilian deaths, although Halab News and the Syrian Human Rights Committee said Russia was responsible. The village was the scene of a major battle for control between rebels and Daesh fighters.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Family members (3)

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5 – 7
  • (1 child1 woman4 men)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (16) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Translation: 5 civilians killed following international coalition bombing of the village of Tal Hussein in the northern Aleppo countryside. (via Step Agency)
  • Translation: martyrs in a coalition raid on the village of Tal Hussein in the northern countryside. (via Jisir TV)
  • Translation Aleppo, northern countryside, 5 civilians killed in coalition raids on the village of Tal Hussein (via Moazz al A’bbas)
  • Translation: the victims of coalition raid on the village of Tal Hussein in the Aleppo countryside: The architect Abd al Qader al Obeid 50 years old Ahmad Abd al Qader al Obeid 16 years old Saleh Al Sheikh 75 years old Mohammad Saleh al Sheikh 35 years old Nafe’i al Deek 65 years old (via Abo Obada Alshami)

US-led Coalition Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition
  • US-led Coalition position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

US-led Coalition

For April 10th-11th 2016 the Coalition reported the following strike in Aleppo governorate: “Near Mar’a, four strikes struck four separate ISIL tactical units and destroyed six ISIL fighting positions, seven ISIL vehicles, two ISIL tactical vehicles, and an ISIL house borne improvised explosive device (HBIED).“

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5 – 7
  • (1 child1 woman4 men)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (16) [ collapse]