Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS711

Incident date

March 6, 2016

Location

شنهصة, Shahnasa village, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.2850364, 37.7657612 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Up to four civilians died in an alleged Russian strike on the village of Shahnasa, according to local sources.

HNN named Karim Hussein al-Abdullah as a victim and said three more unidentified people were killed in a Russian strike. DCHRS also named Karim Hussein al-Abdullah and added that three unidentified victims died. It too blamed Russia.

While most sources said Russia was responsible others didn’t identify the culprit, referring only to “warplanes“.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Karim Hussein al-Abdullah Adult male Named by VDC as killed in an alleged Russian strike, though it didn’t specify where in Aleppo they died. This victim is also named by HNN as killed in Bza'a village on March 6th killed killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (13) [ 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 for March 1st to March 30th.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]