Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3978

Incident date

December 3, 2019

Location

قرية الشيخ أحمد, , Sheikh Ahmed village, south of Aleppo city, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Three civilians – a man, a woman and an “old man” – were wounded in an alleged Russian airstrike on Sheikh Ahmed, according to local media.

All sources blamed Russia warplanes.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Translation: "child, a woman and an elderly man from the same family were injured in raids by Russian occupation aircraft on the village of Sheikh Ahmad in rural areas in southern Aleppo"
  • An alleged Russian airstrike on Sheikh Hamed, Dec 3rd 2019.
  • Destruction in Sheikh Ahmed following an alleged Russian airstrike on Dec 3rd 2019 (via Baladi)
  • Destruction in Sheikh Ahmed following an alleged Russian airstrike on Dec 3rd 2019 (via White Helmets)
  • Destruction in Sheikh Ahmed following an alleged Russian airstrike on Dec 3rd 2019 (via White Helmets)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]