Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1056

Incident date

July 26, 2016

Location

عندان, Anadan, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.29353, 37.04466 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Local media reported that one child was killed in an alleged Russian airstrike on Adadan, July 26th 2016.

Thiqa News Agency released footage showing the use of cluster bombs in the raid.

All sources blamed Russian warplanes for the airstrikes.

According to Anadan Media “Civil defense forces try to rescue the wounded due to Russian warplanes shelling in Anadan.” Syrian PC specified that up to 3 civilians were wounded including a child. 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Abd al Aleem Mohammad Khateeb 5 years old male killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Footage of suspected cluster bombs over Adanan (Youtube via Syriahr)

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 16th – 27th 2016.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]