Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS202

Incident date

April 11, 2016

Location

حمام صغير, Hamam Sagheir, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.65233, 38.13965 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Up to four civilians were reported killed and ten injured in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Hamam Sagheir village in Aleppo governorate. One of those killed was a child, who died alongside his father.

The Syrian Network placed the death toll at two including a child. Syria Post said up to four died, noting that “an entire family made up of 3-4 people was killed in the area of Al Hamam mountain in Al Shamiya area in the countryside of Manbij in the eastern Aleppo countryside after the international coalition launched a raid on their house which lies opposite the village of Tal Ahmar on the eastern bank of the Euphrates – after Kurdish militia gave Coalition planes the wrong coordinates.”

The Syrian Press Centre claimed the village mosque was also destroyed in five Coalition strikes on the village.

 

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 4
  • (1 child1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    10
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Up to 4 civilians died in alleged Coalition strike April 11th after a home was mistakenly hit (via Syria Post)
  • Translation: #Aleppo: coalition planes carry out five raids on the village of Hamam Sagheer near Manbij which led to the death of two people and more than ten injuries including women.
  • Translation: the martyrdom of the child Nour al Deen al Ali and Abboud al Hamad al Ali in coalition raids on the village of Hamam Sagheer near Manbij. Ten others, including women, were injured.
  • Translation: two martyrs and a number of wounded and the destruction of a mosque following the targeting of warplanes the village of Hamam sagheer in Manbij. The two martyrs are A’bou al Hamad and his son nour Al Deen.

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 11th-12th 2016, the Coalition reported that “Near Manbij, one strike struck a large ISIL tactical unit and destroyed two ISIL fighting positions and an ISIL mortar system.”

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 4
  • (1 child1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    10
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]