Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1844

Incident date

January 17, 2016

Location

كفر حلب , Kafr Halab, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.062057, 36.871512 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Three civilians from the same family (a man, woman and their child) died and several more were wounded in an alleged Russian airstrike on Kafr Halab, according to local media.

The White Helmets reported that “three people including a child and a woman martyred and others injured in an air raid using two vacuum missiles on a civilian home in Kafr Halab western Aleppo Tuesday evening 17/1/2017”.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (3)

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Translation: 'The effects of the bombing and destruction caused by massive targeting by Russian air space missiles of the town of Kafr Halab in Aleppo West Aleppo # Syria'
  • Translation: 'Russian planes kill 3 civilians in Kafa Halab.
  • '3 people including a child and a woman martyred and others injured in an air raid using two vacuum missiles on a civilian home in Kafr Halab western Aleppo Tuesday evening 17/1/2017'
  • '3 people including a child and a woman martyred and others injured in an air raid using two vacuum missiles on a civilian home in Kafr Halab western Aleppo Tuesday evening 17/1/2017'
  • '3 people including a child and a woman martyred and others injured in an air raid using two vacuum missiles on a civilian home in Kafr Halab western Aleppo Tuesday evening 17/1/2017'

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
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]