Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS894

Incident date

June 12, 2016

Location

حي الكلاسة, Al Kalassa (Aleppo), Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.1923129, 37.1477151 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One girl died and one other unidentified civilian died in an alleged Russian airstrike on Al Kalassa, according to local media.

SRG_syria, @freesyria28 reported the death of a child in what they said was a Russian raid.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights was among other sources who didn’t identify the warplanes responsible for the strike.

The child was named by @Damascordinate and LCCSY, both of which blamed Russia.

Aleppo White Helmet’s alleged “a martyr and a child” died as a result of the attacks.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (1)

  • Samar Mohammed Child female killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 child)
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • "one martyr and a child injured following a raid by warplanes targeting al Kallassa neighbourhood this morning" (via Aleppo White Helmets) [Link now unavailable - image retrieved from Airwars archive)

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
    1 – 2
  • (1 child)
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]