Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS923

Incident date

June 20, 2016

Location

‏كفر بسين‬, Kafr Bisin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.2709462, 36.9960522 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One woman died and several other civilians were injured in an alleged Russian airstrike on Kafr Basin in Aleppo, according to local media.

A Tweet by thiqanewsagency said that “rocket chemistry and phosphorous bombs” were used in the attack.

HalabTodayTV also tweeted that stereochemistry had been used – it specified that these missiles were realised from Russian warplanes.

Other sources reported the incident but did not identify the culprit.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Assiya Jaloul Adult female killed

Summary

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

Media
from sources (7) [ collapse]

  • The moment an airstrike hit Kafr Bsin, June 20th 2017 (via Nabd news)
  • Video of the White Helmets rescue team pulling civilians from the rubble (Youtube by The White Helmets)
  • "one woman killed and 5 others injured following an air raid on the town of Kafr Bsin in the northern Aleppo countryside at dawn this morning" (via White Helmets Facebook) [Page no longer available - accessed via Airwars archive]
  • Aftermath of raids on Kafr Bsin (via White Helmets Facebook) [Page no longer available - accessed via Airwars archive]
  • Rescue team work through the rubble at Kafr Bsin (via White Helmets Facebook) [Page no longer available - accessed via Airwars archive]
  • @0’23” Kafr Bsin - Assiya Jaloul (Youtube by Halab Tv Today)
  • "The first moments of aerial bombardment on Kafr Bsin" (Youtube via Thiqa Agency)

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
  • (1 woman)
  • 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 (19) [ collapse]