Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS827

Incident date

June 1, 2016

Location

حي خان العسل, Khan Al Assal (Aleppo), Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.169667, 37.040255 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Three civilians including one child died and five more were injured in an alleged Russian airstrike on Khan Assal, according to local sources.

Orient News put the death toll at three and said that one of those killed was a child. It blamed Russia.

Step News Agency also said that Russia was responsible, while SRG reported that Russia had carried out raids on the neighborhood.

Radio Al Kul also put the death toll at three, with “many” injured – and attributed the incident to Russia.

Other sources, including Syrian Press Center and Baladi News Network also put the number killed at three – but did not identify the warplanes that carried out the strike.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • "3 people were killed and 5 were wounded due to warplane targeting Khan Al-Assal in western countryside of Aleppo in missiles"

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 June 1st – 31st 2016.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]