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
    Unknown

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)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the town of Anadan (عندان), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.29353, 37.04466. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

Unknown

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
    Unknown

Sources (18) [ collapse]