Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS938

Incident date

June 25, 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

According to local media, one woman was killed and up to ten other civilians were injured from an airstrike on Kafr Hamra.

The majority of sources reported that the strike was Russian, however, the Blog Amin News said that it was carried out by the Syrian regime. The source also said that ‘Syrian children were bombarded’ and published images of wounded children.

Finally, many sources such as Shahed Ayan, Orient Net, al-Araby and al-Buraq mention the unlawful use of phosphorus, cluster and thermal bombs.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Ghazala Ahmad Attro 45-47 years old female killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–10
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]

  • "@0’32” Haayan: Ghazala Ahmad A’tro 45 years old [in bombing on Kafr Hamra]"
  • "The effects of bombing phosphorus on the town of Kafr Hamra in the countryside of Aleppo" (Youtube by Shahed ayan)
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    "Syrian children were bombarded by regime forces on the town of Kafr Hamra countryside north of Aleppo" (via Blog.amin)
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    "Syrian children were bombarded by regime forces on the town of Kafr Hamra countryside north of Aleppo" (via Blog.amin)
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    "Syrian children were bombarded by regime forces on the town of Kafr Hamra countryside north of Aleppo" (via Blog.amin)
  • A girl is treated for injuried following alleged airstrikes on Kafr Hamra (Tweet by @syriafree339)

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
    2–10
  • 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]