Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS971

Incident date

July 5, 2016

Location

حريتان, 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

On July 5th 2016, alleged shelling by either Russian and/or Syrian regime warplanes, killed up to four civilians.

According to Step News and Al Jazeera there were no reported casualties, however Janoubia News reported one female casualty, and Halab Today named one male civilian casualty – yet the age is not specified. Further to this, there were no specific records of the numbers wounded.

Sources such as Thiqa News Agency and JisirTV, both reported that explosive barrel bombs were used in the airstrike. Qasioun News Agency reported that “Regime warplanes attack Hraytan with heavy machine guns in breach of the ceasefire”. Barq-media reported the use of cluster bombs. 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Marawn Hraitani Age unknown male killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 4
  • (1 woman)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Unknown, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (16) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • The exact moments an alleged Russian and Syrian regime raid hit Hryatan on 5th July 2016. (via Al Jazeera)
  • News bulletin documenting the death of Marawn Hraitani in Hryatan, 5th July 2016. (via Halab Today)

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

Unknown

Russia has not reported any strikes between July 1st – 14th 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
  • (1 woman)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Unknown, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (16) [ collapse]