Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1268

Incident date

September 15, 2016

Location

Tabara Kalash, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.14916667, 37.96611111 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Between three and nine civilians including two children and one man died and more were wounded in an alleged Russian airstrike on Tabara Kalash village, according to local media.

LCCSY “documented the deaths of nine people in Aleppo killed in a Russian air raid using cluster bombs on the village of Tabara Kalah and in a mine explosion in Manbij; the mines had been left in the town by Daesh.”

Other sources blaming Russia included Thiqa, Hasan_Mustaga, Syrian Network for Human Rights, Alnateq1 and HalabNews – all of which said that two children killed.

ZakariaNassani added that a “large number” more were wounded.

Shahba reported that “two children and a man were killed” – but didn’t identify the warplane responsible.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 9
  • (2 children1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–10
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • A satellite image show the location of Tabara Kalash village, allegedly struck by Russian aircraft on Sept 15th. (Tweet via @Hasan_Mustafa)

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
    3 – 9
  • (2 children1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–10
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]