Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS956

Incident date

June 29, 2016

Location

حيان, Hayyan, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.32417, 37.05886 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Up to four civilians died and several more were wounded in airstrikes on Hayan in Aleppo, local media said – though most sources blamed Russia, there was also an allegation against the Syrian regime.

Most sources reported the death of one civilian, while one source, LCCSY alleged the strikes led to four civilian deaths.

Halab New Network, LCCSY, Halab News and Halab Today identified one of the victims.

The majority of sources (LCCSY, Halab Today, Halab News, Jsirttv, Smart News Agency, Shahba Press) identified Russia as the culprit, while one source, Rudaw, noted that “the Syrian army fighter jets bombed the towns belonging to the city of Aleppo, including Hayan…”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mousa Khaled A’assi 20 years old killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 4
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • A list of alleged killed on june 29th at 1’29”, including Moussa Khaled Assi. The source attributed blame to Russia. (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 – 4
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]