Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3620a

Incident date

June 21, 2019

Location

الفوج 46, Regiment 46, Aleppo , Syria

Airwars assessment

Two to four civilians were reported killed in Regiment 46, Aleppo, on June 21st.

While @so_ria98 alleged the death of four civilians “and a number of wounded, including children”, Syria.liveuamp reported two killed, as well as a “number wounded.”

Meanwhile, Step News reported the attack, but did not cite any civilian casualties.

While two sources did not positively attribute blame for the attack, Step News named Russia in reporting a number of incidents, also making reference to the airstrike in Regiment 46.

No other information is known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 4
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 4
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]