Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS921

Incident date

June 19, 2016

Location

كفر ناها, Kafr Naha, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.1658391, 36.9767189 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One civilian woman was reported dead after Russian warplanes allegedly attacked the Kafr Naha neighbourhood.

A reporter writing for Smart news said that “the woman was killed and her child injured along with seven other civilians” when “Russian warplanes targeted a town in the western countryside Kafr Naha”, using “stereochemistry missiles and cluster bombs”.

RadioAlKul tweeted that there were “dead and wounded after Russian air raids” targeted Kafr Naha, whilst Abarah news also cited “Russian aviation” as the actors.

Other sources have described ‘warplanes’ but they have not identified them.

According to shaged_alep on Twitter, the strikes hit the backpacker association in Kafr Naha, where the female civilian was killed.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Khadija Mahmoud Adult female killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–7
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Khadija Mahmoud is listed @ 0’26” (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.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–7
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]