Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS286

Incident date

December 17, 2015

Location

أعزاز‎, A`zaz, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.586273, 37.04739 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Eight to nine civilians including two children and five women were killed in an alleged Russian airstrike on Azaz, according to multiple sources.

The White Helmets, Al Jazeera, the Shaam News Network and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that Russia carried out the raid, which killed nine non-combatants.

SOHR said this included a child, a girl and five women from the same family.

Syria4allAksalsaser, Smart News Agency and Alan TV also blamed Russian for the attack.

White Helmets also commented on one Unidentified victim.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (7)

  • Mohammad Joma’a Hamada 70 years old male from Sayeed family, named by the White Helmets killed
  • Wife of Mohammad Joma’a Hamada 65 years old female named by the White Helmets killed
  • Mariyam Mohammad Joma’a Hamada, 45 years old female named by the White Helmets killed
  • Sabiha Mohammad Joma’a Hamada 40 years old female named by the White Helmets killed
  • Safia Mohammad Joma’a Hamada 35 years old female named by the White Helmets killed
  • Daniya Mohammad Joma’a Hamada 16 years old female named by the White Helmets killed
  • Juma’a 10 years old male the grandson of Mohammad Joma’a Hamada, named by the White Helmets killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    8 – 9
  • (2 children5 women1 man)
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

No Russian reports were published for December 16th-18th 2016.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    8 – 9
  • (2 children5 women1 man)
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]