Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4070

Incident date

January 20, 2020

Location

ريف المهندسين, Al Muhandiseen countryside, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

According to @ShahbaPress quoting White Helmets, three civilians were reported injured as a result of Russian airstrikes on Rif Al Muhandiseen Al Awwal in Aleppo’s western countryside on January 20th, 2020.

Syrian Civil Defense-Aleppo also said the airstrikes caused fire in civilians’ houses, and posted a video showing their volunteers responding to the situation.

As an update by the Syrian Network for Human Rights said that Muhammad Ahmad Taha Bazar, a civilian from Deir Ezzor died because of injuries he sustained on because of the airstrikes on this day.

No further details are currently available.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • SCD volunteers on duty after alleged Russian airstrikes on Rif Al Muhandiseen in Aleppo countryside, January 20th, 2020 (via SCD Aleppo)
  • SCD volunteers on duty after alleged Russian airstrikes on Rif Al Muhandiseen in Aleppo countryside, January 20th, 2020 (via SCD Aleppo)
  • SCD volunteers responding after alleged Russian airstrikes on Rf Al Muhandiseen in Aleppo countryside, January 20th, 2020 (via SCD Aleppo)
  • Fire caused by alleged Russian airstrikes on Rif Al Muhandiseen in Aleppo countryside, January 20th, 2020 (via SCD Aleppo)
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on Rif Al Muhandiseen in Aleppo countryside, January 20th, 2020 (via SCD Aleppo)

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
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]