Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS402

Incident date

January 16, 2016

Location

تمورة, Tamoura, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.26389, 36.88847 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were killed in an alleged Russian airstrike on Tamoura, according to  the Shaam News Network.

SNN reported that 10 civilians were killed in airstrikes on the cities and towns of the northern countryside of Aleppo since Saturday morning: four in Ma’arsta al-Khan, two in Hayyan, two in Tel Rifa’at and two in Tamoura, in addition to dozens wounded.

Halab Today TV reported the death of “Abdul Razak Ibrahim Barakat and his brother” and the injury of others in alleged Russian strikes.

Syrian Journalism Centre also named Abdul Razak and his brother: “Russian warplanes targeted a town near Tamorah near Anadan with vacuum rockets, which led to widespread destruction in residential buildings, and the death of Abdul Razak Ibrahim Barakat and his brother and injuring others”.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

  • Abd al Razzak Barakat Adult male "a victim of warplane shelling"
  • brother of Abd al Razzak Barakat Age unknown male
  • Name unknown Age unknown

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1–2 men)
  • 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 (5) [ 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

In its report for military actions on January 19 2016, the Kremlin reports carrying out strikes in Aleppo governorate: “In the course of the last four days, aircraft of the Russian air group in the Syrian Arab Republic have performed 157 combat sorties engaging 579 objects of terrorists’ infrastructure in the provinces of Aleppo, Raqqah, Latakia, Homs, Hama and Deir ez-Zor.“

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1–2 men)
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]