Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1002

Incident date

July 13, 2016

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

Alleged Russian airstrikes killed three civilians including two children in Aleppo’s Ferdos neighbourhood, local media reported.

Sources said that warplanes continued to fly around the area after their airstrike. Syrian PC and Smart News Agency blamed Russian warplanes for the shelling in Al Ferdos.

According to Sinn News, two women were also killed in the attack. They were not named.

Enab Baladi said that the Civil Defence worked to get trapped civilians out of the rubble.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Ahmad Hussein 20 years old male killed
  • Hadil Bakour 2 years old killed
  • Qusay Qado Age unknown killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 5
  • (2 children2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (15) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • A man sits on the rubble caused by alleged Russian warplanes in Al Ferdos neighbourhood. 13th July 2016. (via. Enab Baladi).
  • The impact of alleged Russian warplane shelling on a street in Ferdos, Aleppo (via Syrianpc)
  • Masses of rubble in Ferdos after alleged Russian warplans struck (via Sin)
  • Hadil Bakour, a child in killed in the suspected Russian shelling on Ferdos (via Aleppo White Helmets) [Page no longer available - accessed via Airwars archive)
  • A list of alleged victims - @0’52” "Al Ferdos: Ahmad Hussein 20 years old, Hadil Bakour, 2 years old" (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.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 5
  • (2 children2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (15) [ collapse]