Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS601

Incident date

February 12, 2016

Location

الباب, Al-Bab, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.371972, 37.51631 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Up to eight civilians including two to four children died in an alleged Russian airstrike on Al Bab, according to local sources.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights, reported that three non-combatants including two children died when “suspected Russian warplanes” fired missiles on Al Bab city in Aleppo.

Damascus Centre for Human Rights Studies also blamed Russia and listed four victims, including two unidentified civilian children.

Mohammed Naseem al Nasr also listed additional victims as killed in a Russian raid, including one unidentified baby and two unidentified children.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Ma’amoun Sukkar Age unknown male Listed by Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies killed
  • Ali Sukkar Age unknown male Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies killed
  • Mohamed Tarabichi Age unknown male Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies killed
  • Abdullah Sukkar Age unknown male Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5 – 8
  • (2–4 children0–3 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 (3) [ 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

From February 10th – February 16th, Russia reported: “On February 10-16, aircraft of the Russian aviation group in the Syrian Arab Republic have performed 444 combat sorties engaging 1593 terrorists’ objects in the provinces of Deir ez-Zor, Daraa, Homs, Hama, Latakia and Aleppo.”

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5 – 8
  • (2–4 children0–3 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 (3) [ collapse]