Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1353

Incident date

September 26, 2016

Location

كرم حومد, Karam Homad, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.196287, 37.181253 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Between two and six people were reportedly killed in Russian airstrikes on the Karam Homad neighbourhood of Aleppo.

Rfsmediaoffice reported: “Our correspondent in Aleppo said that the warplanes bombed the neighborhood of Karam Homad with several rockets, causing the death of three people and a number of wounded, noting that they are trapped under the rubble and seriously wounded.”

Several sources such as the Syrian Network for Human Rights and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that two children were amongst the dead.

SyrianArwad and Thiqanewsagency named the child victims.

Several people were also injured in the attack, according to various sources.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

  • Mahmoud Junaid 10 years old male killed
  • Mohammed Junaid 6 years old male killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 6
  • (2 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–24
  • 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 (21) [ 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
    2 – 6
  • (2 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–24
  • 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 (21) [ collapse]