Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1541

Incident date

November 7, 2016

Location

قرية السلوم , Al Sallloum, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.2376881, 36.9403696 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Between two and three civilians were killed, including three children and a woman, and others were wounded in airstrikes that struck Al Salloum village in Aleppo, sources on the ground said.

While the Violations Documentation Center and Halab News identified the names of an adult female and male that were killed in the airstrikes, @eldorar1 allegesdthat three children from the same family were killed.

The consensus among local sources was that Russian planes were responsible for the attacks.

Most sources reported that cluster bombs were used in the strike, however @RFS_NORTH tweeted that surface rockets were deployed.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

  • Khadeeje Mohammad Ibraheem Adult female named by VDC killed
  • Ahmad Mohammad Ibraheem Adult male named by VDC killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 5
  • (0–3 children1 woman1 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 (13) [ 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
    2 – 5
  • (0–3 children1 woman1 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 (13) [ collapse]