Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS713

Incident date

March 6, 2016

Location

خربة كيار, Khirbet Kyar village, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.3280136, 37.6507568 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One woman died in an alleged Russian airstrike on Khirbet Kyar, according to local sources.

HNN named Afaf Kareem Al-kharaf, a 42-year-old female, as killed in a Russian strike. The victim was also named by DAD Human and Ho_maf, though these sources didn’t say who was responsible for her death. Syria News Desk reported that Russia had carried out a raid on the village.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Afaf Kareem Al-kharaf 42 years old female killed
  • Name unknown Age unknown

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • 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 for March 1st to March 30th.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • 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]