Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1573

Incident date

November 13, 2016

Location

دارة عزة, Darat Izza, Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.28247, 36.85216 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Between one and two civilians were killed in al alleged Russian airstrike on Darat Izza. All sources blame Russian warplanes for the strikes.

According to sources, cluster bombs, parachute missiles and rockets were launched on the town. Additionally, reports suggest there was much material damage.

There are no other details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Marwan Deeb al-Hassani ِAL Mustafa Adult male killed
  • Unidentified Age unknown killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1–2 men)
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian raid on Darat Izza, 13th November 2016. (via Baladi News)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian raid on Darat Izza, 13th November 2016. (via @AhmadRashed1986)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian raid on Darat Izza, 13th November 2016. (via @AhmadRashed1986)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian raid on Darat Izza, 13th November 2016. (via @AhmadRashed1986)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian raid on Darat Izza, 13th November 2016. (via @AhmadRashed1986)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian raid on Darat Izza, 13th November 2016. (via @AnasAlhage)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian raid on Darat Izza, 13th November 2016. (via @AnasAlhage)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian raid on Darat Izza, 13th November 2016. (via @AnasAlhage)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian raid on Darat Izza, 13th November 2016. (via @AnasAlhage)

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 specific strikes between November 1st – 30th 2016.

On 6 January 2017, Russia, however, reported: “Since November 8, 2016, the aircraft carrier group of the Northern Fleet consisting of the heavy aircraft carrying cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov, the heavy nuclear missile cruiser Pyotr Velikiy, the large ASW ship Severomorsk, as well as auxiliary vessels of the Black Sea Fleet, has been fulfilling counterterrorist missions on the territory of Syria”, adding that ”in the course of two months of their participation in the combat actions, naval aviation pilots have carried out 420 combat sorties, 117 of them were night ones”.

Additionally, Russia reported that its air forces have carried out strikes in Aleppo during November and December 2016.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1–2 men)
  • 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]