Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS252

Incident date

December 9, 2015

Location

كفر نايا, Kafr Naya, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.4201, 37.07461 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Three children and a civilian man were killed in an alleged Russian airstrike on Kafr Naya, Aleppo, according to the Violations Documentation Centre.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also reported that three civilians were killed by Russian warplanes but listed all the victims as children.

The VDC named two victims and also included one Unidentified – child, male.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mohammad Aadel Assaf Child male killed
  • Hussain Aadel Assaf Child male killed
  • Ibrahim Ali Ibrahim Al Abed 50 years old male Named as the fourth victim by Syria 2011. killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4
  • (3 children1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Footage of the destruction to the local area in the aftermath of the incident. (via, Syria2011)
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    The bodies of two children killed in Kafra Naya. (via, Mamoun al Khateeb 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

Russia is not known to have publicly released any information relating to its airstrikes in Syria between December 9th and December 14th 2015.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4
  • (3 children1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]