Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3362

Incident date

January 4, 2019

Location

أورم الكبرى, Urma Al Kubra, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Around 11 pm in the night of January the 4th, alleged Russian or regime airstrikes targeted the villages of Dera Azza, Urm Al Kubra, Al Rashidin and Rehab Al Mohandeseen, local media reported.  

In the village Urma Al Kubra, west of Aleppo, no civilians appear to have been killed but several were wounded. Reports varied on the number. Several sources claimed between seven and nine civilians were wounded as a result of the airstrike on Urma Al Kubra alone. Among the reported wounded were three women and a child.

Dirarkhattab  said that the Assad regime had also bombed Urma Al Kubra.

 

The incident occured at approximately 11:14 pm local time.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–9
  • 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 (19) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • The aftermatch of an alleged Russian airstrike in Aleppo (Via Jisir TV).
  • The aftermatch of an alleged Russian airstrike in Aleppo (Via Qasioun).
  • Destruction as a result of an alleged Russian airstrike (via AMC).
  • Injured civilians as a result of an alleged Russian airstrike (via @OKKO5Lc4iNiZH6S).
  • Destructed vehicle as a result of an alleged Russian airstrike (via syria.liveuamap.com)
  • Destruction as a result of an alleged Russian airstrike (via Smart News Agency).

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

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
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–9
  • 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 (19) [ collapse]