Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4082

Incident date

January 21, 2020

Location

محيط الفوج 46, vicinity of Al fouj 46, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian, a child, was reported killed and others were wounded in alleged Russian airstrikes on the vicinity of the 46th Regiment in Aleppo, Syria on January 21st, 2020.

Zaiton Mag and @thawrat111 reported that one civilian was killed in the vicinity of the 46th regiment, with @baladinetwork identifying this one civilian as being a child and added that “others” were wounded.

Nors For Studies said that the death of civilians was an outcome of Russian and Syrian regime bombing of west Aleppo on that day, but SMART, Step Agency and the majority of other sources blamed Russia for the incident.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (14) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (14) [ collapse]