Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS219

Incident date

December 2, 2015

Location

عندان, Anadan, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

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

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

One eight-year-old child named as Omar Ahmad al-Shagal was killed – and at least six people injured – in an alleged Russian airstrike on Anadan, according to the Violations Documentation Center and Shaam News Network.

SNN posted a video depicting the aftermath of the alleged attack, showing one injured child being removed from an ambulance into a medical facility. Two other children are also depicted as being treated in the facility – along with three adult males.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Omar Ahmad al-Shagal Child

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    6
  • 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
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    Image of a child in a medical facility, following the alleged Russian raid on Anadan, December 2nd (via, SNN)
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    Victims and injured civilians in the aftermath of Russian airstrikes on Anadan. Graphic content. (via, SNN)
  • Adult male rescued from under the rubble of his destroyed home following a Russian airstrike. (via, Shahba Press Agency).
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    Dozens of injured civilians following a Russian airstrike on Anadan. (via, Anadan Media Centre).
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    Omar Ahmad Shaghal, aged 8, killed following a Russian airstrike. (via, Anadan Today Facebook)
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    Images of injured children following the Russian airstrikes on Anadan. (via, Wasel71 tweet)
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    Images of injured children following the Russian airstrikes on Anadan. (via, Nabeel al Jamaey tweet)
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    Images of a child injured by Russian airstrikes in Anadan. (via Abu Mohammad tweet)
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    More injured children in Anadan. (via the Syrian Revolution tweet)
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    A video following the aftermath of Russian airstrikes. Graphic content. (via, Sakir Khader tweet)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

For November 26th-December 4th 2015, Russia reported carrying out 431 combat sorties, including strikes in Aleppo governorate.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    6
  • 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]