Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1952

Incident date

March 9, 2017

Location

عندان, Anadan, Aleppo, Aleppo , Syria

Geolocation

36.29353, 37.04466 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

As many as three civilians were killed – and others were wounded – in an airstrike on the residential neighbourhood in Anadan, Aleppo, local media reported. Sources were conflicted as to who was to blame. Almost all sources blamed Russian warplanes, however the White Helmets was one of a few who attributed blame to the Syrian regime. 

According to Smart, areas of farmland were also destroyed in the raid.

Additionally, it was reported by more than one source that cluster bombs were used in the strike. Syrian Press Centre alleged that there were four cluster bomb strikes. 

The wounded were taken to medical points.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • 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, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (14) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • A news bulletin reporting on the alleged Russian and Syrian regime raids on Anadan, Aleppo, 9th March 2017. (via Halab Today TV)
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    Mustafa Mahmoud Shaheen, killed in an alleged Russian and Syrian regime raid on Anadan, Aleppo, 9th March 2017. (via Anadan martyrs)

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 March 1st - 31st 2017.

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • 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, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (14) [ collapse]