Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1436

Incident date

October 12, 2016

Location

تلبيسة, Talbisah, Homs, Syria

Geolocation

34.8420186, 36.711974 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Between one and five civilians were reported killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime air or artillery strikes on Talbissa.

Smart News wrote that “one civilian was killed and 10 were wounded due to regime warplanes and artillery shelling in Talbisa.”

Almarsad Alsori Almowahad named a male victim on Twitter and posted a picture of him.

Smart News reported the highest death toll of five.

Al Jazeera, Shmhd1 and Alkalser blamed Russia for the attack. Other sources didn’t name a belligerent or accused the Syrian regime.

According to Shmhd1, a girl was wounded in the attack. Rozenaeemi tweeted an image of the “child, Aya, looking for her father after being taken to hospital”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mohammed Al-Hashould Adult male named byAlmarsad Alsori Almowahad killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 5
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    10
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]

Media
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    Mohammed Al-Hashould, moments before he died in a strike on Talbissa, oct 12th (via Talbisa h)
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    A girl injured in the alleged raid on Talbasiah. (via Shmhd1)
  • Almost the exact moment the alleged raid hit. (via Talbisa h)
  • Almost the exact moment the alleged raid hit. (via Motasem Homs)
  • Civil defence putting out a fire and searching through the rubble not long after the alleged raid. (via Talbisa h)
  • Almost the exact moment the alleged raid hit. (via Baladi)
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    Mohammed Al-Hashould, killed in an alleged Russian ans Syrian regime raid on Talbisha. (via Almarsad Alsori Almowahad)
  • Almost the exact moment the alleged raid hit. (via SRG)

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 – 5
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    10
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]