Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS901

Incident date

June 14, 2016

Location

أورم الكبرى, Urma al Kubra, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.1475457, 36.9448239 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Between two and four civilians including one woman died and several others were injured in an alleged Russian airstrike on Urma al Kubra, according to local sources.

Most sources blamed Russia for the strike, putting the death toll at four.

According to @ShahbaPress, “two Palestinians were killed and wounded, including a woman in a Russian bombardment with cluster bombs”.

@Anasalhage said that a woman died and several other non-combatants were injured following the collapse of a building.

Shahed-ayan said that four died, though didn’t say who was responsible.

Similarly, a number of other sources didn’t identify the culprit.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 4
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (22) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • "a raid by a warplane targeting Urma al Kubra led to the collapse of a building and several injuries one of them critical and fires raging in the targeted area. The civil defence team worked to put out the fires and evacuate the civilians" (via Aleppo White Helmets) [Page unavailable accessed via 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
    2 – 4
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (22) [ collapse]