Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1529

Incident date

November 5, 2016

Location

بابتو, Babto, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.133854, 36.738625 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One civilian was killed in an airstrike on a grain storage center and a mill in the village of Babbto in the countryside of western Aleppo, according to sources on the ground.

Images posted by Thiqa News and a video posted by AlBouAzezi show the damage to the grain storage structure that ultimately led to its collapse.

Some sources claimed that many were wounded, however,no specific numbers were reported.

According to the majority of local sources, including Muslm News and SMART News, the planes that launched the airstrikes were identified as being Russian planes. Most other sources do not attribute blame.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Najdat Ahmad Darwish Age unknown male named by HNN killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    0–3
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]

  • An interview with a local civilian showing the destruction of the grain storage centre and mill following an alleged Russian airstrike on Babto, Aleppo, 5th November 2016. (via AlBouAzezi)
  • The aftermath of an attack on a grain storage centre and mill caused by an Russian airstrike on Babto, Aleppo, 5th November 2016. (via @tiqanewsagency)
  • The aftermath of an attack on a grain storage centre and mill caused by an Russian airstrike on Babto, Aleppo, 5th November 2016. (via @tiqanewsagency)
  • The aftermath of an attack on a grain storage centre and mill caused by an Russian airstrike on Babto, Aleppo, 5th November 2016. (via @tiqanewsagency)
  • The aftermath of an attack on a grain storage centre and mill caused by an Russian airstrike on Babto, Aleppo, 5th November 2016. (via @tiqanewsagency)
  • The exact moment alleged Russian forces struck a mill and grain store in Aleppo, 5th November 2016. (via @HalabTodayTV)
  • The aftermath of an attack on a grain storage centre and mill caused by an Russian airstrike on Babto, Aleppo, 5th November 2016. (via @SMARTNewsAgency)

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
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    0–3
  • 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]