Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4079

Incident date

January 21, 2020

Location

أرحاب, Irhab, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

A child was killed in alleged Russian airstrikes on the village of Irhab, Aleppo governorate, on January 21st, 2020, according to local sources.

Activists told SMART News Agency that the child was killed in bombing by Russian warplanes that targeted the village. The Local Coordination Committees of Syria identified the victim of the air raid, which reportedly occurred at 11:27 AM, as Mariam Abdel Qader Abu Ras, displaced from the village of Al Habit in Idlib governorate. SNHR reported the child was 5 years old.

The incident occured at approximately 11:27 am local time.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • 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 (7) [ 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
    1
  • (1 child)
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]