Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1407

Incident date

October 5, 2016

Location

كفر ناها, Kafr Naha, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.1658391, 36.9767189 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Up to nine civilians including six children and two women died in what was described as a “massacre” at  Shamico Farms in Kafr Naha near Aleppo. Sources blamed Russian warplanes for the deaths.

The twitter account AleppoAMC reported that the incident led to “eight martyrs including six children”.

Violations Documentation Center Syria (VDC), Halab News Network (HNN) and Syria Human Rights Committee (SHRC) identified the victims, stating that they formed entire families.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (5)

Family members (3)

  • Abdulwahab Nassif Taha Age unknown named by Syria2011 killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    8 – 9
  • (6 children2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (23) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (8) [ collapse]

  • Footage showing the aftermath of the alleged Russian raid in Kafr Naha. (via, Baladi)
  • Image showing damage caused to a farm following the alleged Russian raid in Kafr Naha. (via, Baladi)
  • Image showing damage caused to a farm following the alleged Russian raid in Kafr Naha. (via, Baladi)
  • Image showing damage caused to a farm following the alleged Russian raid in Kafr Naha. (via, Baladi)
  • Image showing damage caused to a farm following the alleged Russian raid in Kafr Naha. (via, Baladi)
  • Footage showing the aftermath of the alleged Russian raid in Kafr Naha. (via, Baladi)
  • The exact moment the raid hit. (via Baladi)
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    Mahmoud Ahmad Saroukh, killed in an alleged Russian raid on a farm in Kafr Naha, 5th October 2016. (via SN4HR)

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
    8 – 9
  • (6 children2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (23) [ collapse]