Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1099

Incident date

August 5, 2016

Location

الأتارب, Al Atarib, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.1375975, 36.8284035 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Four civilians died and dozens more were wounded in an aerial bombardment of a school and neighbourhood in Al Atareb, according to sources on the ground – though it was unclear whether Russia or the Syrian regime were responsible.

Sources reported that Russian warplanes and government helicopters were sighted in the vicinity – and that there were two raids with vacuum missiles.

There is photo evidence to show the partial damage of Al Atereb School for Boys. Many civilians were reportedly wounded – were wounded but no students were killed.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (4)

  • Abdel Moneim Ahmed Mansour Adult male named by SN4HR killed
  • Wife of Abdel Moneim Ahmed Mansour Adult female named by SN4HR killed
  • Daughter of Abdel Moneim Ahmed Mansour 1 Child female named by SN4HR killed
  • Daughter of Abdel Moneim Ahmed Mansour 2 Child female named by SN4HR killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4
  • (2 children1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–24
  • 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 (19) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (11) [ collapse]

  • The daughters of Abdel Moneim Ahmed Mansour, both killed in the airstrike. 5th August 2016. (via Facebook)
    The daughters of Abdel Moneim Ahmed Mansour, both killed in the airstrike. 5th August 2016. (via Facebook)
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    The daughter of Abdel Moneim Ahmed Mansour. 5th August 2016. (via Facebook)
    The daughter of Abdel Moneim Ahmed Mansour. 5th August 2016. (via Facebook)
  • The daughter of Abdel Moneim Ahmed Mansour, killed in the airstrike. 5th August 2016. (via SN4HR)
  • Al Aterib School for Boys, destroyed in the alleged raids. (via, Smart News)
  • The aftermath of the alleged Russian and Syrian Regime raids on Al Atarib. (via, Alburak)
  • Al Aterib School for Boys, destroyed in the alleged raids. (via, SN4HR)
  • Al Aterib School for Boys, destroyed in the alleged raids. (via, baladinetwork)
  • Al Aterib School for Boys, destroyed in the alleged raids. (via, baladinetwork)
  • Al Aterib School for Boys, destroyed in the alleged raids. (via, baladinetwork)
  • Al Aterib School for Boys, destroyed in the alleged raids. (via ShahbaPress)
  • Al Aterib School for Boys, destroyed in the alleged raids. (via ShahbaPress)

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 August 1st – 10th 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
    4
  • (2 children1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–24
  • 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 (19) [ collapse]