Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4075

Incident date

January 21, 2020

Location

أورم الكبرى, Urma Al Kubra, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Local sources reported that five children and their mother were injured as a result of alleged Russian airstrikes on Urm Al Kubra in Aleppo, on January 21st, 2020.

Local Coordination Committees of Syria reported in the outcome of the bombing that hit Aleppo Governorate on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020, “12:18 pm, a Russian raid targets the outskirts of Urm Al Kubra and results in the injury of a mother and five children from the Al Jumayli family.”

All of the sources that reported on the incident also reported that six civilians were injured and that Russia was responsible for the airstrikes.

The incident occured at 12:18 pm local time.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    6
  • 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 (8) [ 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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    6
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]