Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1853 TS058

Incident date

January 23, 2017

Location

تادف, Tadef, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.34857, 37.531501 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

LCCSY reported that there were “15 martyrs in Aleppo killed in clashes with SDF and in Russian raids on Tadef and Turkish shelling on al Bab ”

According to Al Baba 24, “the town today [Jan 23rd] suffered a Russian air raid which killed a woman and two children from Obeid family”.

However, Syria News Desk pointed to Turkey. It reported: “Ten civilians were killed, mostly from one family, and others injured, last night [Jan 23rd], in a bombing and shelling on Tadef city which is under the control of Islamic State, south of the city of Aleppo Countryside East.

“The opposition media activist, Anas al khatib, quoting civilian sources from Tadef, said that four Turkish raids targeted the building pf the cement company and residential homes on the outskirts of east Tadef, killing a whole family of six people and injuring  a similar number”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (3)

Family members (2)

  • Mohammed Simar Bilal Age unknown female killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    6 – 10
  • (2 children3 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Turkish Armed Forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Turkish Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    6 – 10
  • (2 children3 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Turkish Armed Forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]