Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS913

Incident date

June 17, 2016

Location

الباب, Al-Bab, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.371972, 37.51631 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Two named civilians died in an alleged Russian airstrike on al Bab, according to local media.

Activists speaking to syrianpc news  said that Russian warplanes launched strikes on residential buildings in the city of Al Bab, killing two civilians and wounding five others.

A number of sources which reported the incident did not identify the warplanes responsible for the attack.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Hana Hamdo Kazkaz/Czkaz Adult female killed
  • Abraham/Ibrahim Hambo Kazkaz/Czkaz Adult male killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • The White Helmets pull people from the rubble (Tweet by @syriaTwiit)
  • "Warplanes launched air strikes on houses in the city of the Al-Bab the day Friday, killing two civilians and wounding five others" (via Syrianpc)

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
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]