Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS976

Incident date

July 8, 2016

Location

حي الصالحين, Salheen (Aleppo), Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.1807701, 37.167263 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

A petrol station was destroyed causing huge fires in Salheen following alleged Russian and Syrian regime warplane shelling, reportedly killing up to six civilians including three children.

Burqa Media, LCCSY and local sources reported that Russian warplanes caused the damage to the neighbourhood. But Halab News reported the raids to be conducted by the Syrian Regime.

Multiple video’s showed cluster bombs were used, killing 6 civilians.

The numbers of wounded reported by locals range between 5 and 10. One girl was included in these figures.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Yseen Umar Shahroor 47 years old male killed
  • Youssef Basmaji 24 years old male killed
  • Nori Aldabek Age unknown killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 6
  • (3 children2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5–10
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (10) [ collapse]

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    A girl injured by shelling and cluster bombs in Salheem, 8th July 2016. (via, AMC tweet)
  • Footage of the aftermath of alleged Russian raids conducted on the second say of Eid on Salheen (Youtube via Buraq.Media.Foundation)
  • The effects of cluster bombs on Salheen, the source alleged Russia culprit (Youtube via AMC)
  • Material destruction on the streets of Salheen after Russian warplanes allegedly attacked the town (via Smart)
  • Salheen struck by suspected cluster bombs (Youtube by Halab News Network)
  • Footage of aerial bombardment conducted on Salheen, Ansari and Seif Doola (Youtube by Buraq.Media.Foundation)
  • A significant blaze in Salheen, the result of alleged Russian bombing (Youtube by qwaszx)
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    A victim of alleged warplane shelling cared for by a medic in Salheen (via Orient)
  • The Civil Defense team extinguish fires cased by susepected Russian shelling (via Blog.amin)
  • The Civil Defense team works to extinguish the fires in Salheen (via Blog.amin)

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
    3 – 6
  • (3 children2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5–10
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]