Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS917

Incident date

June 18, 2016

Location

كفر حمرة, Kafr Hamra, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.255362, 37.087714 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Multiple sources, including LCCSY, and a video by Halab TV, reported a female civilian was killed in raids on Kafr Hamra.

Umayyapress news reported that more than two dozen airstrikes’ took place on Kafr Hamra, and pointed to both the regime and Russia.

In a facebook post by LCCSY Russian action was also directly blamed for this strike the resultant loss of a civilian life.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published a report that connected this attack to warplane bombings, but did not identify the plane.

According to Syrian Press Center, bombs dropped contained phosphorous, though the source didn’t say who fired them.

In addition to the civilian death, RadioAlKul reported that five non-combatants were wounded in the strike.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (1)

  • Zeineb Shihada 18 years old female killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (17) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • List of martyrs for June 18th, Zeinab Shehada listed @1:08 (Youtube by Halab Tv Today)

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
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (17) [ collapse]