Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4084

Incident date

January 21, 2020

Location

ريف المهندسين الأول, Al Muhandiseen first countryside, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

A man was killed and civilians were injured in alleged Russian airstrikes on Al Muhandiseen first countryside on January 21, 2020.

A tweet from @almohrarmedia2 reported that civilians were wounded in Russian airstrikes on Al Muhandiseen first countryside without specifying how many were injured. However, @fawaz_jwaid tweeted that there was material damage but “no injuries”.

@baladinetwork also reported that civilians were wounded and later added that “a civilian succumbed to his wounds”.

The source @almohrarmedia2 also posted images that showed the destruction to a building that resulted from the strikes.

All of the sources that reported on this incident attributed the airstrikes to Russia.

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
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (9) [ collapse]

  • Destruction to a building caused by alleged Russian strikes on Al Muhandiseen first countryside on January 21, 2020. (Image posted by @almohrarmedia2)
  • Rubble and destruction caused by alleged Russian strikes on Al Muhandiseen first countryside on January 21, 2020. (Image posted by @almohrarmedia2)
  • Alleged Russian strikes on Al Muhandiseen first countryside on January 21, 2020. (Image posted by @almohrarmedia2)
  • Rubble and destruction caused by alleged Russian strikes on Al Muhandiseen first countryside on January 21, 2020. (Image posted by @almohrarmedia2)
  • Destruction caused by alleged Russian strikes on Al Muhandiseen first countryside on January 21, 2020. (Image posted by @almohrarmedia2)
  • Destruction caused by alleged Russian strikes on Al Muhandiseen first countryside on January 21, 2020. (Image posted by @almohrarmedia2)
  • Destruction caused by alleged Russian strikes on Al Muhandiseen first countryside on January 21, 2020. (Image posted by @almohrarmedia2)
  • The targeted locations lose two air strikes from the warplanes in the first countryside of Mohandessin, south of 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
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]