Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS771

Incident date

April 27, 2016

Location

حي ‫‏بعيدين‬, Bei'deen (Aleppo), Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.2361737, 37.1832275 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Several sources reported alleged Russian airstrikes on the neighbourhood of Bei’deen, which led to the death of one or more civilians including a child.

Halab Today correspondent said “four civilians [were] wounded in my neighborhood as a result of the aerial bombardment of the Russian air force”. LCCSY reported that one child was killed and one woman injured “after Russian planes target Bei’deen neighbourhood with an air raid”.

Smart News agency also reported the incident, but did not identity who was responsible or state the death toll.

Orient News reported the death of 25 civilians in a number of neighbourhoods and blamed Russia, explaining that “Russian aircraft [with] guided missiles targeted the residential buildings in my neighborhood, ‘Bustan Al-Qaser and Kallaseh’ in the city of Aleppo”, as well as the “neighborhoods Bei’deen and Alsakhur and Marjeh, and Tareek Al-Bab and Salheen and the  Ard Al Hamra “, which led to casualties among civilians.”

Baladi news also reported that the neighborhoods Bei’deen, Karam Altarab, Bab al-Nasr, and Bab Al-Hadeed had been targets of “artillery and missile and aerial bombing, leading to “martyrs and wounded”. It did not say who carried out the raids.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–4
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • A man is pulled from the rubble after an alleged Russian airstrike on several Aleppo neighbourhoods, April 27th 2016 (via Baladi news)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

The Kremlin has issued no public accounts of airstrikes in Syria from April 1st – 30th.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–4
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]