Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1445

Incident date

October 12, 2016

Location

حي خان العسل, Khan Al Assal (Aleppo), Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.169667, 37.040255 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One civilian, died in an alleged Russian airstrike on Khan al A’ssal, according to local media.

The victim was named by the Violations Documentation Center and Halab News, both of which blamed Russia for his death.

There are no other details available at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Izzat Ahmad Kawja Age unknown male amed by the Violations Documentation Center and Halab News killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Footage showing the extent of the destruction caused by an alleged Russian raid on Khan al Assal, Oct 12th(via Baladi)
  • A civilian home damaged in the raid. (via Aleppojourn)
  • Martyr Izzat Ahmad Kawja, killed in an alleged Russian raid on 12th October 2016. (via VDC)

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
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]