Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS439

Incident date

January 21, 2016

Location

مديرية الكهرباء, Vicinity of power directorate in Ar Raqqah, Ar Raqqah, Syria

Geolocation

35.961873, 39.014575 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Ten civilians including four children and three women died in alleged Russian airstrikes on the power directorate in Raqqa city, according to local sources.

Syrian News Desk also blamed Russia, but did not say how many died.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that “alleged Russian warplanes shelled the vicinity of the Power Directorate in Al Raqqa city which killed 7 individuals including 3 women.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published general reports on the bombing of Raqqa on this day, but did not say who the warplanes responsible belonged to.
Likewise, Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, published images of the raids, but did not identify the planes responsible.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (3)

  • Khaled Al rakan Age unknown Raqqa Post named these victims has having died in a Russian strike on the electricity company in Raqqa killed
  • Nawar al Rakan Age unknown Raqqa Post named these victims has having died in a Russian strike on the electricity company in Raqqa killed
  • Qutna al Rakan Age unknown Raqqa Post named these victims has having died in a Russian strike on the electricity company in Raqqa killed

Family members (7)

  • Maha al Haj Saleh Age unknown male brothers, Raqqa Post named these victims has having died in a Russian strike on the electricity company in Raqqa killed
  • Ismail al Dakheel Age unknown male brothers, Raqqa Post named these victims has having died in a Russian strike on the electricity company in Raqqa killed
  • "his wife" Age unknown female Raqqa Post named these victims has having died in a Russian strike on the electricity company in Raqqa killed
  • Son Mohammad Child male Raqqa Post named these victims has having died in a Russian strike on the electricity company in Raqqa killed
  • Son Mahmoud Child male Raqqa Post named these victims has having died in a Russian strike on the electricity company in Raqqa killed
  • Ahmad Child male Raqqa Post named these victims has having died in a Russian strike on the electricity company in Raqqa killed
  • "and his daughter" Child female Raqqa Post named these victims has having died in a Russian strike on the electricity company in Raqqa killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    10
  • (4 children3 women)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • The house of a family of deceased civilians according to the source. (via, Raqqa is being Slaughtered Silently

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    10
  • (4 children3 women)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.