Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1134

Incident date

August 12, 2016

Location

تلعادة, Tal Adeh, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

36.249665, 36.800665 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Between five and nine civilians were killed, including children, and between 10 and 15 more were injured from two air raids that targeted the town of Tal Adeh in the Idlib countryside.

Baladi News published a video depicting volunteers searching the rubble for survivors of the airstrikes.

Local sources were conflicted as to who was responsible for the airstrikes. Russian warplanes were identified as responsible by Syria Newsdesk and Syrian Human Rights Committee. However, SPC and @EdlibEMC blamed regime jets.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5 – 9
  • Civilians reported injured
    10–15
  • 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 (23) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (9) [ collapse]

  • Civilians and White Helmets searching through the rubble for casualties. (via, Baladi-news)
  • Aftermath of the incident. (via, SHRC)
  • Aftermath of the incident. (via, SHRC)
  • Aftermath of the incident. (via, SHRC)
  • Civilians and White Helmets searching through the rubble for casualties. (via, JisirTV)
  • Civilians and White Helmets searching through the rubble for casualties. (via, Baladi Network)
  • Civilians and White Helmets searching through the rubble for casualties. (via, Baladi-news)
  • Civilians and White Helmets searching through the rubble for casualties. (via, Baladi-news)
  • Civilians and White Helmets searching through the rubble for casualties. (via, Baladi-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

Russia has not reported any strikes between August 12th – 13th 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
    5 – 9
  • Civilians reported injured
    10–15
  • 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 (23) [ collapse]