Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4078

Incident date

January 21, 2020

Location

جدرايا, Jidraya, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two children were killed and two other civilians injured in alleged Russian airstrikes on the village of Jidraya, Aleppo governorate, on January 21st, 2020, according to local sources.

Step Agency reported that “the Russian warplanes targeted the village of Jadraya, near the town of Ma’arat al-Na`san in the western countryside of Aleppo, with a missile strike that killed two children and wounded two others”.

The Local Coordination Committees of Syria reported that the Russian raid occurred at 1:22 PM, killing two girls. Syrian Civil Defence in Aleppo identified the victims as Ain Al Khaled (4 years old) and Retaj Al Khaled (5 years old). The Syrian Network for Human Rights wrote that the girls were family members.

SN4HR reported that the Russian raid targeted the main water tank of the village, partially damaging the tank.

The incident occured at approximately 1:22 pm local time.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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
    2
  • (2 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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]