Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS116

Incident date

November 3, 2015

Location

الأنصاري, Al Ansari (Aleppo), Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.1529125, 37.075864 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

A vacuum missile, allegedly fired by Russian warplanes killed eleven non-combatants and injured about 20 in the Ansari neighbourhood of Aleppo, according to reports. Several homes have destroyed. Four of those killed were brothers and sisters from one family, who died alongside their father.

The raid was one of several in neighbourhoods of Aleppo, including an alleged Russian vacuum missile strike on Bustan Al Qasar (see above) and an attack on Al Mashhad (see above).

The VDC and Syrian Network have named 11 named that killed in Ansari.

 

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Sundus Abdul Qader Barkat Child female 3 years old killed
  • Ismael Sheikh Mohammad Age unknown male killed
  • Mustafa Al Hafyan Age unknown male killed
  • Salem Kadro Child male 15 years old killed
  • Abdi Kadro Child 14 years old killed
  • Ghroud Kadro Child 8 years old killed
  • Khaled Kadro Child 11 years old killed
  • Mohammad Salem Kadro Age unknown male killed
  • Abdul Malek Dunia Age unknown male killed
  • Ismael Al Sheikh Yousef Age unknown male killed
  • Mohammad Al Bab Age unknown male killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    11
  • (5 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    20
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Devastation wrought by alleged Russian strikes on a neighbourhood in Aleppo, November 3rd (via Civil Defence Administration in Free Aleppo)
  • Aftermath of alleged shelling by alleged Russian warplanes of the neighbourhood of Ansari, Aleppo, November 3rd

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 confirmed carrying out strikes in Aleppo governorate between November 3rd-5th 2015.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    11
  • (5 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    20
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]