Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1292

Incident date

September 21, 2016

Location

الفردوس, Al Fardous (Aleppo), Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.180995, 37.151892 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

A young girl named Qamar was killed by alleged Russian or Assad regime airstrikes in the al Ferdos neighborhood of Aleppo, according to local media. Sources also reported further civilians trapped under the rubble.

Qasioun and Halab news blamed Russia, but most others were silent on the identity of those responsible.

@Shahed_alep tweeted, “warplanes aimed at the neighborhoods of Al Mashad, Salahuddin and Al Fardous with heavy machine guns.”

@AleppoAMC tweeted that two barrel bombs were used, while Shahid-ayan pointed directly to “shelling by Assad”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Qamar Child female killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • 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 attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Unknown

Sources (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Multiple sources reported that the girl named Qatar was killed in airstrikes in Al Fardous neighborhood, Aleppo (via Shahed_Alep tweet)

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.

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • 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 attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Unknown

Sources (11) [ collapse]