Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1527

Incident date

November 5, 2016

Location

كفر ناها, Kafr Naha, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.1658391, 36.9767189 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Three or four civilians were killed and up to six more were injured in cluster bomb airstrikes launched against the town of Kafr Naha in the Aleppo countryside. The majority of local sources, including Akhbaralaan News and Micro News, attributed the airstrikes to Russian planes while other sources did not identify who was to blame.

Images published by @ZakariaNassani show smoke clouds above Kafr Naha following the airstrikes.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 4
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–6
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • The exact moment after the alleged Russian airstrike struck Kafr Naha on 5th November 2016. (via @ZakariaNassani)
  • The aftermath of the alleged Russian airstrike struck Kafr Naha on 5th November 2016. (via @ZakariaNassani)
  • The exact moment after the alleged Russian airstrike struck Kafr Naha on 5th November 2016. (via @ZakariaNassani)
  • The exact moment after the alleged Russian airstrike struck Kafr Naha on 5th November 2016. (via @ZakariaNassani)

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 November 1st – 30th 2016.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 4
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–6
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]