Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1001

Incident date

July 13, 2016

Location

الليرامون, Bleilramoun, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.2386486, 37.0941782 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Three civilians including two children died in either an alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrike on Aleppo’s Baleirmoon neighbourhood, local media reported.

According to Syrian Newsdesk, “Assad regime and Russian warplanes targeted Bleilramoun neighbourhood which is under opposition control north west of the city of Aleppo with several raids.”

The Syrian Network For Human Rights blamed the Syrian regime for the warplane shelling. Shehab News Agency also blamed the regime and HNM News claimed that the regime used missiles in the airstrike.

Several local sources blamed Russian warplanes.

Not only were residential buildings reportedly destroyed but Tawabeen Mosque faced damage too.

There were no specific reports on the numbers wounded, however several reported “dozens wounded”.

Halab Today alleged barrel bombs caused the deaths.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

  • Abd al Malik Ahmad Khalifa Child killed
  • Abd al Nasser Khalifa Child killed
  • Lairamoon Hammoud Mohammad Kirno Age unknown killed
  • Name unknown Age unknown

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (2 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–24
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (16) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • The impact as Russian and Assad warplanes shelled Baleirmoon neighbourhood with missiles on 13th July 2016. (via. journalhalder tweet).
  • Clouds of smoke above Baleirmoon, Aleppo. Unclear as to whether Russia or Regime responsible. (via Syrianpc)
  • A list of victims - @0’52” - Lairamoon Hammoud Mohammad Kirno, Abd al Malik Ahmad Khalifa and Abd al Nasser Khalifa - alleged killed in warplane attacks on Baleirmoon (Youtube by Halab Today TV)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

Russia has not reported any strikes between July 1st – 14th 2016.

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (2 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–24
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (16) [ collapse]