Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS099

Incident date

October 30, 2015

Location

الفردوس, Al Fardous (Aleppo), Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.180995, 37.151892 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Up to 15 civilians were reported killed in an airstrike on the Aleppo district of Fardous.

According to Shaam News, “A further 15 civilians were killed in Al Ferdous neighborhood after a Russian plane targeted it with several vacuum missiles – in addition to about five martyrs in Salah al-Din neighborhood.”

 

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

  • Mohammad Qoja Adult male killed
  • Mahmoud Qoja Age unknown male killed

Family members (2)

  • Ridah Ziyad Assi 9 years years old male killed
  • Mohammad Assi 9 years years old male killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    13 – 15
  • (6 children4 men)
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    Translation: a video showing the aftermath of Russian raids on Al Ferdous neighbourhood the evening of Friday 30/10/2015 which led to the death of 4 people and the wounding of 10 others. (via Halab News Network)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

The Russian MoD issued no report for the period October 28th-30th 2015. A monthly summary was issued on the evening of October 30th.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    13 – 15
  • (6 children4 men)
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]