Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS960

Incident date

June 30, 2016

Location

حريتان, Baghdad street, Hraytan, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.287032, 37.08332 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Local media reported that alleged Russian airstrikes in Baghdad street in Hraitan outside of Aleppo killed three civilian men and wounded several more.

According to Halab Today TV, “three civilians were martyred following the targeting of Baghdad street in the town of Hraitan in Aleppo”.  Radio al-kul added that the strikes left several wounded.

LCCSY, Halab today TV, Aleppo White Helmets, Syrian Network for Human Rights, Aleppo24, jsirtv, Qasioun, @shahed_alep and  Radio al-Kul all attributed this event to Russia; there were no allegations against the regime – though a number of sources did not identify the warplanes responsible for the attacks.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (3 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (17) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Video by the White Helmets in which they pull three unidentified civilians from the rubble (via Aleppo White Helmets)
  • The White Helmets tend to the aftermath of alleged airstrikes on Hraitan (via Aleppo White Helmets) [Page no longer available - accessed via Airwars archive]
  • A body is removed from a demolished building after alleged airstrikes on Hraitan (via Aleppo White Helmets) [Page no longer available - accessed via Airwars archive]
  • The White Helmets work through the rubble after airstrikes allegedly struck Hraitan (via Aleppo White Helmets) [Page no olnger available - accessed via Airwars archive]

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
    3
  • (3 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (17) [ collapse]