Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS957

Incident date

June 29, 2016

Location

الباب, Al-Bab, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.371972, 37.51631 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Up to 13 civilians died and as many as 20 more were wounded in alleged Russian airstrikes on Al Bab city, according to local media.

Many sources reported that at least seven were killed. Qasioun reported that “Seven civilians were killed and several injured Thursday morning [June 29th], as a result of air strikes on Al-Bab In the countryside-east of Aleppo”.

At the same time, Baladi Network tweeted that  the strikes led to “the death of 13 civilians and injury of 20 others”.

Six sources solely pointed to Russia; these were LCCSY, Syrian Network for Human Rights, Radio al-Kul, Smart News Agency, al-AMAWI, Halab News.

Seven of the victims were identified by name by Halab News Network and Halab News.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Adnan Na’na’ Age unknown killed
  • Mohammad Hamam al Na’assan Age unknown killed
  • Abu Abdallah al Hajjar Age unknown killed
  • Nidal Mohammad al Hashem Age unknown killed
  • Taha al Obeid Age unknown killed
  • Misbakh Hamdo al Saleh Age unknown killed
  • Rashed Shaheed al Shahabi Age unknown killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    7 – 13
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–20
  • 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 (20) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Smoke rises following alleged airstrikes on Al Bab, June 29th (via @jisrtv)

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
    7 – 13
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–20
  • 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 (20) [ collapse]