Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1447

Incident date

October 13, 2016

Location

‏التمانعه‬, al Tamana, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.458501, 36.747808 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

One woman died and three other civilians including two children were wounded in an alleged Russian or regime air or artillery strike on Al Tamana’a town, according to local media.

The Step News Agency reported that “Russian planes launched several raids using bunker-busting missiles after mid night targeting al Taman’a town in southern Idlib, killing a woman and injuring three others”.

Tr_spm, Jisrtv and RFS media office reported that regime artillery shelled Al Tamana’a.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (3)

  • Khaled Al-Agha Child injured
  • Wafa’a Al-Agha Child injured
  • Ahmad Al-Agha injured
  • Ansaf Al-Mur’i Adult female killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (22) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • White Helmets and other civilians help to rescue civilians trapped in their homes following an alleged Russian and Syrian regime raid on Al Tamana, Oct 13th (via Qasioun)
  • Damage to a car in the immediate aftermath of the alleged Russian and Syrian regime raid. (via Altamana)
  • Civilian rescue at night in the immediate aftermath of the alleged Russian and Syrian regime raid. (via Altamana)
  • Civilian rescue at night in the immediate aftermath of the alleged Russian and Syrian regime raid. (via Altamana)
  • Civilian rescue at night in the immediate aftermath of the alleged Russian and Syrian regime raid. (via Altamana)
  • An image depicting the exact moment the raid hit Al Tamana, Oct 13th (via Anapress)

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
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (22) [ collapse]