Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3870

Incident date

August 31, 2019

Location

أورم الكبرى, Urma al-Kubrah, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Russian airstrikes allegedly struck the Al-Iman Hospital for children and women in the town of Urma Al-Kubra in western Aleppo in the middle of the night. Step News Agency reported six raids using “vacuum missiles”, otherwise described as “high explosive missiles” by SMART News Agency.

According to SMART, a child was killed and three other civilians were injured while Step News Agency reported on a total of six injured civilians.

The Syrian Civil Defense similarly reported on six injured civilians and reported that most of them were children, while in a separate post adding that the victims include ” pregnant women and newborns”.

The incident occured around midnight.

The victims were named as:

Family members (1)

  • Name unknown
  • Name unknown Age unknown

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–6
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (27) [ collapse]

  • Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Step News).
  • Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Step News).
  • Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Step News).
  • Car near the Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Step News).
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    Newborn baby injured at the Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Step News).
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    Newborn baby injured at the Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Step News).
  • Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Step News).
  • Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Step News).
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    Newborn baby injured at the Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Step News).
  • Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Step News).
  • Car near the Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Syrian Observatory for Human Rights).
  • Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Syrian Observatory for Human Rights).
  • Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Syrian Observatory for Human Rights).
  • Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Syrian Observatory for Human Rights).
  • Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Syrian Observatory for Human Rights).
  • Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Syrian Observatory for Human Rights).
  • Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Syrian Observatory for Human Rights).
  • Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Syrian Observatory for Human Rights).
  • Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Syrian Observatory for Human Rights).
  • Car near Al-Iman hospital after it was bombed by alleged Russian airstrikes on August 31st (via Syrian Observatory for Human Rights).
  • "Russian warplanes target Al-Iman Children's Hospital in Aleppo countryside with air strikes"
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian strike on al Eman Children’s and Women’s Hospital (via SN4HR)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian strike on al Eman Children’s and Women’s Hospital (via MMC)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian strike on al Eman Children’s and Women’s Hospital (via MMC)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian strike on al Eman Children’s and Women’s Hospital (via MMC)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian strike on al Eman Children’s and Women’s Hospital (via MMC)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–6
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (13) [ collapse]