Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1342

Incident date

September 25, 2016

Location

ارض الحمرا, Al Arad al Hamra, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.229216, 37.208977 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Between one and nine civilians were reportedly killed in Russian airstrikes on the Al Arad, Al Hamra neighbourhood in Aleppo.

According to Al Jazeera and many other reports, the strike was on a vegetable market.

Most sources including Halab News and Alwatan reported that one woman died from injuries sustained in the strikes.

Alaraby reported a higher death toll: “Five dead in the Al Arad Al Hamra neighborhood.”

Syrian Press Center provided an even higher number, referring to a “massacre – carried out by Russia – which claimed nine lives.

According to Mazenaloush, “Russian cluster bombs rained down on Al Arad Al Hamra north of Aleppo, causing a horrific massacre that left dozens dead and wounded.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 9
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5–10
  • 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 (27) [ 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
    1 – 9
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5–10
  • 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 (27) [ collapse]