Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1361

Incident date

September 28, 2016

Location

Qadi Askar, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.2025, 37.17361111 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Between two and four people were killed in airstrikes on Qadi Askar in Aleppo, according to sources on the ground.

AMC reported that two children were killed, while The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said “at least one child” had died, while AleppoAMC put the number at four.

Most sources didn’t name the belligerent, though Syrian Press Center pointed to Russia, while the Step News Agency mentioned both Russia and the Syrian regime -and reported the use of cluster bombs.

Other sources said that missiles were used.

24Aleppo and Halab News gave the highest death toll of four.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 4
  • (1–4 children)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Unknown, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of the alleged Russian and Syrian regime raid on Qadi Askar, 28th September 2016. (via AleppoAMC)

Unknown Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

Unknown

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
    2 – 4
  • (1–4 children)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Unknown, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (13) [ collapse]