Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1228

Incident date

September 6, 2016

Location

حور, Hor, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.88256, 38.17169 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Up to six civilians including two children and a woman died and up to 20 more civilians were wounded in alleged Russian airstrikes on Hor town, local media reported.

According to LCCSY, “Russian warplanes launched airstrikes with vacuum missiles on Hor town in the western suburbs with led to the fall of four civilian martyrs from the same family in addition to several wounded with various degrees of injuries”

The Syrian Network for Human Rights said that the four dead included two children and a woman.

But other sources, including Shahed-ay and Smart, said that five people died with four more wounded.

Alsharq put the death toll at six – while Ara News and RFS said seven died (all from the same family) with “more than 20” others wounded

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4 – 6
  • (2 children1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–20
  • 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 (21) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Material destruction in Hor town - the results of suspected Russian bombardment (via Shahed-ay)
  • The White Helmets at the scene in Hor - surveying the impact of alleged Russian shelling (via Syrianpc)
  • Rubble and a partly demolished building in Hor - the impact of suspected Russian warplane shelling (via Halab Today TV)

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 September 1st – 30th 2016.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4 – 6
  • (2 children1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–20
  • 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 (21) [ collapse]