Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1537

Incident date

November 6, 2016

Location

البلليرمون, Al Baleirmoon, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.2423248, 37.1057626 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Between one and three civilian were killed and others were wounded in cluster bomb attacks against Al Leirmoun town in northern Aleppo.

Thiqa News pointed out that this incident was part of a fierce Russian campaign which struck parts of Aleppo with no regard for the civilians in this vicinity. 

Local sources, including Baladi News and Al Jazeera News, identified warplanes as belonging to Russia while other sources, including Arabs Today News and Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, did not identify who was to blame.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Fadel Hussein al Omar Adult a civilian from Al Leirmoun, named by HNN killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • (0–2 children1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]

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 – 3
  • (0–2 children1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]