Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS224

Incident date

December 4, 2015

Location

تلبيسة, Talbisah, Homs, Syria

Geolocation

34.840505, 36.72922 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Thirteen civilians including three women and four children were reported killed at Talbiseh  – and at least 10 children injured. Multiple sources were divided in blaming Russia or the Assad regime.

According to The Syrian Revolution News for Talbissa more than 10 children were injured in the attack. It posted multiple videos – along with Shaam News Network – depicting the wounded. Additionally, the group published a video showing the body of an adult male.

13 victims were later named by the Violations Documentation Centre.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (6)

  • Ali Mohammad al-Ali Adult male Possibly another name given to said victim - A’leem al A’li. killed
  • Leena Jasem al-Ali Child female killed
  • Iman al-Ali Child female killed
  • Iman al-Ali Child female killed
  • Iman al-Ali Adult female killed
  • Inaam al-Ali Adult female killed
  • Husam Mohammad Darweesh Child male killed
  • Walaa Mahmuod Yehya Adult male killed
  • Nawal Abdul Rahman al-Merie Adult female killed
  • Fadel Shahoud Adult male killed
  • Mhanna Jarwan Zzz Eddin Deir Ba’alba Adult male killed
  • Abdulrahman al-Boustah Adult male killed
  • Mohammad Khalif Bakour Adult male Passed away the following day from his injuries. killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    13
  • (4 children3 women6 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    10
  • 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 (29) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (15) [ collapse]

  • A visual image of the raids targeting Talbisah. (via, Eye on Homeland).
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    Multiple wounded children following a contested airstrike. (via, The Syrian Revolution News of Talbisah)
  • Images of the destruction to local buildings in the aftermath of the contested airstrikes on Talbisah. (via, SNN)
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    A female child injured as a result of targeted airstrikes to her hometown of Talbisah. (via, SNN and Talbisah Media)
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    Footage of an injured child. (via, SNN)
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    Graphic video of a young boy injured by the contested Russian and Syrian regime warplanes. (via, The Syrian Revolution News of Talbissa)
  • Moments after the airstrikes, in Talbisah. (via, The Syrian Revolution News of Talbisah)
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    Video evidence of one of the victims. (via, SNN)
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    Graphic images of a child victim from the Russian and Syrian Regime airstrikes in Talbisah. (via, SNN)
  • More footage of the exact moment the airstrikes took place on 4th December 2015. (via, An eye on the Homeland)
  • The moment Talbiash was targeted. (via, FSA)
  • Video showing the destruction to the infrastructure. (via, FSA)
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    Video showing an injured baby. (via, FSA)
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    Video showing injured children. (via FSA)
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    One of the child victims of the contested airstrikes. (via, Zamanal Wasl)

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 Homs.

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
    13
  • (4 children3 women6 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    10
  • 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 (29) [ collapse]