Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1373

Incident date

September 30, 2016

Location

الزيتونات, al Zaitouniat, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.19885, 37.155762 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Sixteen or 17 civilians were killed in alleged Russian airstrikes on the Al Zaitouniat neighbourhood of Aleppo, according to local media.

Smo-sy reported: “five civilians were killed and others were wounded in the Al Zaitouniat area in the Halak district today [Sept 30th], following Russian bombardment raids.”

Several sources mentioned the use of bunker busters which caused heavy damage to buildings in the neighbourhood.

Thiqanewsagency wrote on Twitter that ten people were killed. Meanwhile, Halab News reported the highest death count of 17 victims.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mohammad Nour 4 years old male killed
  • Nidal Ismail Ismail Age unknown male killed
  • Mohammad Al Dibo al Dibo 17 years old killed
  • Bakri al Dibo al Mohammad, 60 years old male killed
  • Yahia al Sattouf Age unknown female killed
  • Mahmoud Illo 35 years old male killed
  • Dibo Qassem 50 years old male killed
  • Abd al Salam Mhanna 38 years old male killed
  • Mhanna Mhanna 20 years old female killed
  • Abu al Laith 30 years old male killed
  • Abu Hsaib 30 years old male killed
  • Hussein Haj Hasan 50 years old male killed
  • Fatima Darwish 10 years old female killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    16 – 17
  • (2–4 children1 woman7 men)
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • The alleged Russian airstrikes on Zaytounat district of Aleppo caused massive destruction, 30th September 2016. (via Smart News Agency)
  • Aftermath of the alleged Russian airstrikes on Zaytounat district of Aleppo, 30th September 2016. (via Thiqa News Agency)

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
    16 – 17
  • (2–4 children1 woman7 men)
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]