Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS361

Incident date

January 9, 2016

Location

أورم الجوز, Orme al Joz, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.79192, 36.56668 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Up to four four non-combatants including two named children were killed – and four more children injured – in an alleged Russian airstrike on Orme al Joz, according to The Shaam News Network and the Violations Documentation Centre.

The Shaam News Network said that a raid by Russian planes killed “several” people and wounded others.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 4
  • (2–3 children1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

  • Footage of the aftermath of the alleged Russian raid which caused destruction to residential homes. (via, Emadoo Mourad)
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    Graphic photograph of a deceased child following an alleged Russian raid on Orme al Joze. (via, Tnsyqyt Awrm Aljwz Facebook)
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    Graphic photograph of a deceased child following an alleged Russian raid on Orme al Joze. (via, Tnsyqyt Awrm Aljwz Facebook)
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    Graphic photograph of a deceased man following an alleged Russian raid on Orme al Joze. (via, Tnsyqyt Awrm Aljwz Facebook)
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    An image of a child in a medical facility receiving treatment. following an alleged Russian raid on Orme al Joz. (via, Cairoportal)

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 has not publicly reported any strikes between January 11th-15th 2016.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 4
  • (2–3 children1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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]