Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1383

Incident date

October 2, 2016

Location

الأنصاري, Al Ansari (Aleppo), Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.1529125, 37.075864 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

According to local media, up to four unidentified civilians died and as many as dozens more were wounded in an alleged Russian airstrike on Aleppo’s al-Ansari neighbourhood.

According to Maser Press, “four civilians were killed and dozens wounded due to Russian warplanes shelling in Al-Ansari”.

Other sources put the death toll at between one and four, with five more injured.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 4
  • Civilians reported injured
    5–24
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (14) [ collapse]

  • Interviews portraying the aftermath of the alleged raid on Al Ansari, 2nd October 2016. (via, Albuzaiai Alma’ari)
  • A child wanders in the aftermath of the alleged Russian raid on Al Ansari. (via, Smart News)
  • Civilian homes destroyed as a result of alleged Russian raids. (via, JisirTV)
  • A crater formed as a result of alleged airstrikes on Al Ansari. (via, Baladi)
  • The aftermath of the incident. (via, Baladi)
  • The aftermath of the incident. (via, Baladi)
  • A man clearing up rubble in the aftermath of the incident. (via, Thiqa News Agency)
  • Civilians clearing up rubble in the aftermath of the incident. (via, Thiqa News Agency)
  • The aftermath of the incident. (via, Thiqa News Agency)
  • Civilians clearing up rubble in the aftermath of the incident. (via, Thiqa News Agency)
  • Civilians run for safety just moments after the alleged Russian raid on Al Ansari. (via, Alamawi)
  • Just moments after the alleged Russian raid. (via, Alamawi)
  • A child runs for safety just moments after the alleged Russian raid on Al Ansari. (via, Alamawi)
  • Civilians run for safety just moments after the alleged Russian raid on Al Ansari. (via, Alamawi)

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 October 1st – 19th 2016.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 4
  • Civilians reported injured
    5–24
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]