Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1795

Incident date

December 27, 2016

Location

الجينة, Al-Jinah, Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.117309, 36.802243 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Several civilians were reportedly wounded in alleged Russian  rocket strikes which targeted Al-Jinah, Aleppo, local media said. There were no reports of civilian deaths. 

Footage shows that not only were residential homes destroyed in the alleged raid, but  Osman bin Affan mosque was also partially destroyed.

@AnasAlhage, reported that two rockets were fired on the village. 

There are no other details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • 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 attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (8) [ collapse]

  • The exact moment the strike hit Al-Jinah, 27th December 2016. (via Aljinah village)
  • The aftermath of the raid on Al-Jinah, 27th December 2016. (via Al Bo Azizi)
  • News bulletin on the raid on Al-Jinah, 27th December 2016. (via Hareth Abd Al Hak)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian raid on Al-Jinah, 27th December 2016. (via HNN)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian raid on Al-Jinah, 27th December 2016. (via HNN)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian raid on Al-Jinah, 27th December 2016. (via HNN)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian raid on Al-Jinah, 27th December 2016. (via HNN)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian raid on Al-Jinah, 27th December 2016. (via HNN)

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 December 1st – 31st 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.

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • 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 attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (11) [ collapse]