Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS644

Incident date

February 19, 2016

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

One female nurse died in an alleged Russian airstrike on a hospital in Anadan, according to local sources.

According to SHRC, “Iman Layla, died after being wounded in Russian airstrikes which targeted the hospital in Anadan.”

Halab Today said the victim was a nurse, while Micro Syria reported that many civilians were injured in the strike. Both sources blamed Russia. Anadan Media and Syrian Martyrs also attributed the incident to Russia.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Iman Layla Adult female Named by SHRC killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (6) [ 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

Russia has published no known record of strikes in Syria from February 17th – February 29th.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]