Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1391

Incident date

October 3, 2016

Location

الحيدرية, Al Haidariya, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.2372814, 37.1923256 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Up to two civilians including a child died and four more were wounded in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrike on Aleppo’s al-Haidariya neighbourhood, according to sources on the ground.

Most sources reported the death of one civilian, who according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights was an unidentified child.

The twitter account SheroAlo1 said that two people had died.

According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, the strike – by suspected Russian warplanes – “targeted the bakery in Haidariya and destroyed it”.

The majority of sources blamed Russia, though the Step News Agency attributed the event to the Syrian regime.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

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

Sources (15) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Aftermath showing damage to the local buildings in Al Haidariya. (via Alshaheda)
  • Aftermath showing damage to the local buildings in Al Haidariya. (via Alshaheda)
  • Aftermath showing damage to the local buildings in Al Haidariya. (via Shahba)
  • Aftermath showing damage to the local buildings in Al Haidariya. (via Shahba)

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.

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

Sources (15) [ collapse]