Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS980

Incident date

July 9, 2016

Location

جندول, Jandol (Aleppo), Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.248703, 37.172724 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

Russian warplanes and Syrian Regime helicopters allegedly shelled a roundabout in Al Jandol killing three civilians, according to Halab News Network and Syrian Network for Human Rights.

Several local news sources including Step News, Halab Today and Sky News blamed Russian warplanes for the shelling. Additionally, local source syriapost1 reported the use of “phosphorous bombs”.

Ara News claimed that the Syrian regime used heavy machine guns to target the area. Burqa Media also blamed the regime, and reported that they used helicopters to throw explosive barrels.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Hassan Mohammed Abbas 62 years old male killed
  • Yasin Omar Shahrour 47 years old killed
  • Abdal  Fattah Sirro 50 years old male killed

Summary

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

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

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    A member of the White Helmets carries a civilian child from the rubble in Jandol, Aleppo (via Sky News Arabic)
  • Destruction in the neighbourhoods Jandol, Haydariya and Sakhour - following suspected helicopter barrels (via Buraq-media)
  • A video listing those suspected killed on July 9th - "@1'08" - Hasan Mohammad Abba" (Youtube via Halab Today TV)

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 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
  • (2 men)
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]