Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS850

Incident date

June 5, 2016

Location

حي كرم الجبل, Karam al Jabal (Aleppo), Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.2105198, 37.1769404 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Between five and eight civilians died including a child and two women in an airstrike on Karam al Jabal, according to local sources.

Only LCCSY blamed Russia, putting the death toll at seven.

A report by the Shaam News Network referred to “warplanes” and then “Assad regime raids”.

According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, at least five civilians including a child and two women died when regime planes fired missiles on the area.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5 – 8
  • (1 child2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • 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 (20) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (9) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of a strike on Karam al Jabal, June 5th (via SNN)
  • "A massacre in Karm Al-Jabal and the body parts of the dead get mixed" (Youtube by Seif Al-Khilafa)
  • "the number of death toll in Karm Al-Jabal massacre has reached 7 and 5 wounded in regime warplanes shelling." A yound civilian is medically treated. (Tweet by Taha-alhelo)
  • "Video shows body parts and deads in the massacre in Karm Al-Jabal. Eye witnesses and wounded say they were in the streets when suddenly were injured"(Youtube via Hadi Al-Abdullah)
  • "Video shows the aftermath of air raid and bodies of dead. Eye witness says this neighbourhood is full of civilians and there are no armed groups here" (Youtube by AMC)
  • "Karm Al-Jabal was targeted by Russian warplanes shelling with missiles" (via Step News Agency)
  • "The wounded children of Aleppo in regime shelling and its allies on Karm Al-Jabal" (Tweet by @SyrianCoalition)
  • "rise of death toll on Karm Al-Jabal to 7 martyrs and 5 wounded in regime wareplanes shelling" (Tweet by @AleppoAMC)
  • A civilian is removed in a body bag from the site of alleged Regime shelling (via AMC)

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.

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
    5 – 8
  • (1 child2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • 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 (20) [ collapse]