Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS074

Incident date

October 23, 2015

Location

حيان, Hayyan, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.32417, 37.05886 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

The Shaam News Network and others alleged that Russian aircraft had dropped cluster munitions (pictured below) in northern Aleppo governorate. Two civilians were killed, named as Hussein Adel Osso and Mohamad Yehya Al Seraj. Five others were injured in the evening strike, including a member of the local civil defence team.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mohamad Yehya Al Seraj Adult male killed
  • Hussein Adel Osso Adult male killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • Translation: civil defence in the town of Hayyan in Aleppo countryside deactivating cluster bombs fired by Russian planes.
  • Translation: the fall of many wounded following air raids carried out by Russian warplanes on the town of Hayyan in northern Aleppo countryside
  • Civil defence in the town of Hayyan in Aleppo countryside deactivating cluster bombs fired by Russian planes. (via Halab Today TV)
  • civil defence in the town of Hayyan in Aleppo countryside deactivating cluster bombs fired by Russian planes.
  • Civil defence in the town of Hayyan in Aleppo countryside deactivating cluster bombs fired by Russian planes. (via Halab Today TV)
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    Civil defence buried Hussein Adel Osso who was martyred as a result of Russian warplane raids on the town of Hayyan with more than a 100 cluster bombs. (via Civil Defence Aleppo)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

There is no published Russian Defence Ministry record for October 23rd-24th 2015.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (9) [ collapse]