Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS865

Incident date

June 6, 2016

Location

دوار جسر الحج, Jisr al Haj roundabout (Aleppo), Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.1839796, 37.1475876 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

The Shaam News Network, reported that 21 civilians died in Aleppo “in the first day of Ramadan in regime and Russian bombing“. It put the death toll in Jisr al Haj at three civilians – though it did not say whether the Syrian regime or Russia were responsible.

Smart and Shahba Press also attributed the incident to Russia.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also put the death toll at three but did not apportion blame.

But other sources including Eldorar and Alaraby blamed the regime.

SMO Syria blamed both Russian and regime raids, while other sources didn’t identify the warplanes responsible.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–5
  • 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 (22) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • White Helmets find bodies underneath the rubble at Jisr Al Haj, Aleppo (Youtube by Buraq Media)
  • Alleged warplane shelling on Jisir Al Haj (Tweet by @HalabTodayTV)
  • A report on presence of warplanes, helicopters and barrel bombs in the region. (Facebook video by 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 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
    3
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–5
  • 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 (22) [ collapse]