Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS852

Incident date

June 5, 2016

Location

ﺣﻠﺐ, Al Castillo road, Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.197971, 37.1656697 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

One civilian died and several others injured in an airstrike on the Al Castillo road in Aleppo, according to local sources – though reports were conflicted as to whether Russia or the Syrian regime were responsible.

The Shaam News Network reported one death, but referred to “warplanes” and “Assad regime raids”.

However, Qasioun reported that there was heavy shelling by regime artillery, though it said there was no reports of casualties.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Fayiz Al Keifo 19 years old killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • "Ambulances rescue three wounded in warplanes shelling in Castello" (Youtube 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
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]