Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3564

Incident date

October 12, 2018

Location

عندان, Anadan, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

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

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

A child was killed in the explosion of the remnants of a cluster bomb from earlier alleged Russian airstrikes on the city of Adanan, Aleppo governorate, on October 12th, 2018, according to local sources. It is unclear when the raid took place.

@MasarPressNet tweeted that “a child was martyred when a cluster bomb exploded from the remnants of the Russian shelling in the city of Andan.”

Anadan Martyrs identified the victim as the boy Amer Hamza Mudlaj.

It is unclear when the air raid took place. All sources pointed to Russia as responsible for the unexploded ordnance.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

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    Translation: "Aamir Hamza Mudlaj, a child, was killed in the city of Andan due to the explosion of a cluster bomb" (via @gahnnamm).
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    The child Amer Hamza Mudlaj was killed when a cluster bomb from previous alleged Russian airstrikes exploded on October 12th, 2018 (via @gahnnamm).

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (6) [ collapse]