Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1270

Incident date

September 16, 2016

Location

دير حافر‎, Dayr Hafir, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.151494, 37.707842 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Four civilians of whom between two or four were children died in alleged Russian airstrikes on Dayr Hafer, Aleppo, local media reported. Halab News said that the four victims were from the family of Hussein al Allawi al Kiyari.

According to LCCSY, “warplanes, believed to be Russian, launched several airstrikes on Abu Souseh village, which led to the death of four children and massive damage to buildings.” AlmaghribToday also put the death toll at four but said that two of these were children.

Al Araby al Jaded reported that “the media activist, Mohammed al-Halabi, told Al Araby al Jaded that Russian military aircraft ‘targeted the tents for the displaced people in the villages of Abu Soussa and al Imam north of Deir Hafer City, killing four children from one family and injuring others to varying degrees”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (4)

  • Member of the family of Hussein al Allawi al Kiyari Age unknown killed
  • Member of the family of Hussein al Allawi al Kiyari Age unknown killed
  • Member of the family of Hussein al Allawi al Kiyari Age unknown killed
  • Member of the family of Hussein al Allawi al Kiyari Age unknown killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4
  • (2–4 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (20) [ collapse]

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
  • (2–4 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (20) [ collapse]