Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1462

Incident date

October 15, 2016

Location

جزرايا, Jazaria, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

35.8605148, 36.9862043 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Between five and 20 civilians including a child and two women died and up to 20 more were wounded in an alleged Russian or regime airstrike on Jazaria village, according to sources on the ground.

Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that “at least four civilians including one girl and two women died due to suspected Russian warplanes missiles fired on Jazaria village in Aleppo governorate southern suburbs, October 15, 2016.”

Most other sources put the death toll at five or six, though the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that as many as 20 people died, including children and women.

While most reports blamed Russia, SRG Syria and the Smart News Agency said that both Moscow and Assad had carried out the strikes. Halab News referred to both raids by warplanes and helicopters.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mohammad Abd al Jneid Age unknown male named by Halab News killed
  • Nour al Jassem Child named by Halab News killed
  • Tarfa al Ahmad Age unknown named by Halab News killed
  • Anoud Haj Hashem Age unknown named by Halab News killed
  • Abd al Juneil al Jassem Age unknown named by Halab News killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5 – 20
  • (1 child2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–20
  • 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 (25) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (8) [ collapse]

  • Footage showing the exact moment the raid fell on Jazaria, 15th October 2016. (via Zidane)
  • Footage showing the exact moment the raid fell on Jazaria, 15th October 2016. (via UAR)
  • Damage to buildings following an alleged Russian and Syrian regime raid. (via JisirTV)
  • Mohammad Abd al Jneid, killed in an alleged Russian and Syrian regime raid on 15th October 2016. (via asamasyr)
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    A baby, killed in an alleged Russian and Syrian regime raid on 15th October 2016. (via SyrianArwad)
  • The aftermath of the alleged raid. (via SyrianArwad)
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    An injured child in the alleged Russian and Syrian regime raids on Jazaria. (via SyrianArwad)
  • Fires in civilian homes due to the alleged raid. (via SyrianArwad)

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
    5 – 20
  • (1 child2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–20
  • 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 (25) [ collapse]