Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4059

Incident date

January 17, 2020

Location

الاتارب, Atarib, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Four civilians were reportedly injured in alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Atarib, Aleppo governorate, on January 17th, 2020, according to local sources.

HalabTodayTV reported that “several civilians were injured as a result of four airstrikes on the outskirts of the town of Atarib”. Edlib Media Center posted photos that show |the effects of the destruction caused by the bombing of the Russian occupation aviation.”

Currently, further information is unavailable to Airwars.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Destroyed building, possibly a residential house, after alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Atarib, Aleppo governorate, on January 17th, 2020 (via EMC).
  • Man walking in destruction after alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Atarib, Aleppo governorate, on January 17th, 2020 (via EMC).
  • Destruction after alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Atarib, Aleppo governorate, on January 17th, 2020 (via EMC).

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]