Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1444

Incident date

October 12, 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

Five civilians died and several others were wounded in an alleged Russian airstrike on Aleppo’s Ansari neighbourhood, according to local media.

Radio Alkul, Shahba and Sadatawheed put the death toll at five with others wounded and blamed Russia.

Halab News listed “five unidentified civilians killed, following Russian enemy raids on al Ansari neighbourhood”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Local services attempt to put fires out following an attack of civilian homes in Al Ansari, 12th October 2016. (via Islammemo_cc)
  • Fires blaze following an attack of civilian homes in Al Ansari, 12th October 2016. (via Islammemo_cc)
  • Local services attempt to put fires out following an attack of civilian homes in Al Ansari, 12th October 2016. (via Islammemo_cc)

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
    5
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]