Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS821

Incident date

May 30, 2016

Location

الصاخور, Al Sakhour (Aleppo), Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.2179122, 37.1892357 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

A child was among at least three civilians killed – with others injured – in two alleged Russian airstrikes or regime artillery or helicopter strikes on the Al Sakhour neighbourhood of Aleppo.

Shaam News Network published images from the neighborhoods of Al Sakhour and Tareeq al Bab following what it said were Russian strikes.

According to Akhbar Alaan 13 people were wounded and many civilians put in critical conditions due to maritime mines thrown from helicopters. A tweet by RevolutionSyria put the number of wounded at 15. The highest claim of civilian deaths came from Al Jazeera which reported 18 killed in alleged Russian strikes on Al Sakhour and Tareek Al Bab neighbourhoods in Aleppo city.

Names of civilians that died in the alleged strikes were reported by the Syrian Human Rights Committee

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Zakaria Al-Jamili Age unknown male killed
  • Abdullah Al-Jamili Age unknown male killed
  • Alyan Al-Hassan 70 years old male killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 18
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    6–18
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (21) [ collapse]

Media
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  • The White Helmets rescue victims from the rubble in Al-Sakhour raids allegedly by Russian warplanes. (via Tweet by AMC)
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    A wounded child is rescued after alleged Russian strikes took place on the Al Sakhour neighbourhood, May 30th (via Zaman Masdar)
  • Images of architectural destruction and human life lost after Russian warplanes targeted the Al Sakhour and Tareeq al bab neighbourhoods in Aleppo. (via Shaam News Network facebook)
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    White Helmet: 3 martyrs and 3 were wounded in warplanes shelling in Al Sakhour. (via Buraq)
  • The White Helmets rescue victims from the rubble in Al-Sakhour raids allegedly by Russian warplanes. (via Tweet by AMC)
  • The White Helmets rescue victims from the rubble in Al-Sakhour raids allegedly by Russian warplanes. (via Tweet by AMC)
  • The White Helmets rescue victims from the rubble in Al-Sakhour raids allegedly by Russian warplanes. (via Tweet by AMC)
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    A female child martyrs in Al Sakhour due to bombardment. (via Zedhamod)
  • photos from al Sakhour neighbour and Tareeq al bab in Aleppo city after suspected Russian warplanes targeted them with air raids. (via SNN)
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    photos from al Sakhour neighbour and Tareeq al bab in Aleppo city after suspected Russian warplanes targeted them with air raids. (via SNN)
  • photos from al Sakhour neighbour and Tareeq al bab in Aleppo city after suspected Russian warplanes targeted them with air raids. (via SNN)
  • photos from al Sakhour neighbour and Tareeq al bab in Aleppo city after suspected Russian warplanes targeted them with air raids. (via SNN)
  • photos from al Sakhour neighbour and Tareeq al bab in Aleppo city after suspected Russian warplanes targeted them with air raids. (via SNN)
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    photos from al Sakhour neighbour and Tareeq al bab in Aleppo city after suspected Russian warplanes targeted them with air raids. (via SNN)
  • photos from al Sakhour neighbour and Tareeq al bab in Aleppo city after suspected Russian warplanes targeted them with air raids. (via SNN)
  • photos from al Sakhour neighbour and Tareeq al bab in Aleppo city after suspected Russian warplanes targeted them with air raids. (via SNN)
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    photos from al Sakhour neighbour and Tareeq al bab in Aleppo city after suspected Russian warplanes targeted them with air raids. (via SNN)

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 not reported any strikes between May 1st – 31st

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 18
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    6–18
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (21) [ collapse]