Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1349

Incident date

September 25, 2016

Location

حي المشهد, Al Mashad (Aleppo), Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.1834027, 37.1369648 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Three civilians were killed in the Al Mashhad neighbourhood in Aleppo, according to local media. Reporting was conflicted as to whether Russia or the Syrian Regime was responsible.

LCCSY reported: “Aleppo: Three martyrs and some wounded as Russian warplanes bombarded Mashhad neighborhood.”

Thiqanewsagency reported that a bus was hit with cluster bombs in the strikes.

In addition, Baladi News Network reported the use of phosphorus bombs.

While most sources blamed Russia, @BtwlatAljyshAls reported that “the Syrian Army is now targeting the neighborhood of Amiriya in Aleppo, the neighborhood of Al Sukkari, and Al Mashhad”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mohammad Subhi Qabakjabi Age unknown male killed
  • Yussuf Attal Age unknown male killed
  • Rabi’a Barkawi Age unknown killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Evidence of alleged phosphorous bomb shelling on Al Mashad, Aleppo, September 25th (Youtube via Baladi)
  • Significant material destruction in Al Mashad following alleged Russian shelling, September 25th (via Eldorar)
  • A street in Al Mashad destroyed following alleged Russian shelling, September 25th (via Eldorar)
  • Footage shows fires in the street of Al Mashad following suspected Russian campaign on September 25th (via @reeema3110)
  • Civilian houses burn in Al Mashad following alleged Russian shelling on September 25th (via @RevolutionSyria)

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.

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (13) [ collapse]