Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1622

Incident date

November 18, 2016

Location

جمعية الهادي, Jami'yat Al Hadi, Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.232182, 37.007208 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Two civilians, a child and an elderly woman, were reportedly killed in an alleged Russian airstrike on Jami’yat Al Hadi, Aleppo, according to local media.

All of the known sources which attributed the event to a belligerent, reported that Russian warplanes were responsible.

Shahba Press reported that the event was Russian air raids, whilst Step News Agency added that a Russian “land to land missile also fell on the town.”

Multiple sources mentioned wounded civilians, however, none suggested how many had been wounded.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child1 woman)
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

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    Translation: The martyrdom of the child Hassan Mohamed Hayek in the raids of the Syrian regime on the town of Hayyan in the western countryside of #Aleppo.

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 5th – 30th 2016

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child1 woman)
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]