Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4063

Incident date

January 18, 2020

Location

مركز ايواء النازحين قرب عنجارة, Shelter for displaced people near Anjara, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Four civilians from the same family including two children were killed in alleged Russian airstrikes on a shelter for IDPs near Anjara in Aleppo countryside, Syria, on January 18th, 2020 according to a local source.

SMART Agency reported that “Two children and their parents were killed on Friday-Saturday night, by Russian airstrikes targeting a shelter center near the village of Anjara (16 km west of Aleppo) in northern Syria.”

Also according to SMART Agency, “The Directorate of Education in Aleppo” announced the suspension of school days for two days in the southern and western areas of Aleppo, northern Syria, due to the military campaign launched by the Syrian regime and Russia on the region.”

The incident occured around midnight.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4
  • (2 children1 woman1 man)
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4
  • (2 children1 woman1 man)
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]