Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1351

Incident date

September 25, 2016

Location

صلاح الدين, Salahuddin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.1874206, 37.1204853 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Between three and six civilians were reported killed and 20 more injured in alleged Russian airstrikes in Salahudin in Aleppo.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported “four civilians (three children and their mother) died when alleged Russian warplanes missiles fired on Salahudin neighborhood in Aleppo city.”

Thiqanewsagency and Almawi, among others, reported a lower count with three people killed.

The Shaam News Network put the death toll at six.

SheroAlo1 posted pictures of those wounded on Twitter.

Thiqanewsagency also reported that a journalist was among those injured in the strikes.

Several sources reported the use of cluster bombs in the strikes.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Ghaith Yaqout Al Murjan Age unknown injured

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 6
  • (3 children1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    20
  • 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 (16) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

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    Very graphic footage of the resuce mission in Salahudin following alleged Russian strikes, September 25th (Youtube via The White Helmets)
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    Civilians treated for injuries sustained in alleged Russian shelling on Salahudin, September 25th (via SHRC)
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    Numerous photographs of severely injured civilians in Salahudin following alleged Russian shelling, September 25th (via @SheroAlo1)
  • Victims of alleged Russian attacks on Salahudin receive medical treatment, September 25th (@thiqanewsagency)

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 – 6
  • (3 children1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    20
  • 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 (16) [ collapse]