Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1140

Incident date

August 13, 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

Between three and eight civilians died a several more were wounded in an airstrike on Atarbib, according to local media. While at least two sources blamed Russia, one pointed towards the regime, and many others didn’t identify the culprit.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights, Radio Al Kul and Halab Today blamed Russia. According to Halab Today, as many as eight civilians died in the attack. Other sources put the death toll at either four or six.

According to @BNN_2016, two women died in “Russian raids”. Shahba Press reported that a child was killed in addition to two women, and also attributed the event to Moscow.

Sources added that residential buildings were destroyed and published images of the aftermath of the strike.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (3)

  • Hamod family Adult female named by AMC killed
  • Hamod family Child female named by AMC killed
  • Hamod family Child named by AMC killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 8
  • (1–2 children1–2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–4
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (8) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of the alleged raid on Al Atarib, 13th August 2016. (via, AMC)
  • The aftermath of the alleged raid on Al Atarib, 13th August 2016. (via, AMC)
  • The aftermath of the alleged raid on Al Atarib, 13th August 2016. (via, AMC)
  • The aftermath of the alleged raid on Al Atarib, 13th August 2016. (via, AMC)
  • Damage to the local infrastructure in the aftermath of the raid. (via, Baladi News)
  • Damage to a car in the aftermath of the raid. (via, Baladi News)
  • Damage to the local infrastructure in the aftermath of the raid. (via, Baladi News)
  • Damage to the local infrastructure in the aftermath of the raid. (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
    3 – 8
  • (1–2 children1–2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–4
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]