Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS100

Incident date

October 30, 2015

Location

حي كرم النزهة, Karem al Nuzha, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.17029, 37.15008 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Up to six civilians were reported killed in the village of Karem el Nuzha on the outskirts of Aleppo, in an alleged Russian airstrike.

Smart News said six died in the attack. An eyewitness later told the local news agency: “We came over, and in this corner there was a corpse, body parts of a young man called Khaled and here there was another civilian. they were all civilian, the bombs fell on civilians. Here too there was an old man, him and his car they went along with his cousin. A missile fell here in the middle of the road and there are houses on both sides. Over here there was a family. two little girls and their mother. The mother and one of the girls were martyred and we pulled one out alive. Just look at the destruction. that’s what happened here.”

Five of the victims were later named.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5 – 6
  • (1 child1 woman2 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (8) [ collapse]

  • Remains of apartment destroyed in alleged Russian strike, Oct 30th 2015 (via Step News )
  • photos showing the aftermath of the raid by Russian warplanes on Karam Al Nuzha neighbourhood (via Step News )
  • photos showing the aftermath of the raid by Russian warplanes on Karam Al Nuzha neighbourhood (via Step News )
  • photos showing the aftermath of the raid by Russian warplanes on Karam Al Nuzha neighbourhood (via Step News )
  • photos showing the aftermath of the raid by Russian warplanes on Karam Al Nuzha neighbourhood (via Step News )
  • photos showing the aftermath of the raid by Russian warplanes on Karam Al Nuzha neighbourhood
  • photos showing the aftermath of the raid by Russian warplanes on Karam Al Nuzha neighbourhood (via Step News )
  • photos showing the aftermath of the raid by Russian warplanes on Karam Al Nuzha neighbourhood (via Step News )

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
    5 – 6
  • (1 child1 woman2 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 (5) [ collapse]