Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4085

Incident date

January 21, 2020

Location

لبوابية, Al Bawabiya, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

An elderly man was reported injured as a result of shelling of airstrikes that hit Al Bawabiya farms in Aleppo on January 21st, 2020.

Syrian Civil Defense posted a video of their volunteers rescuing the elderly man. None of the other sources mention civilian casualties.

A Facebook post by FSLA.Ovecs identified Russian strikes in the vicinity of Al-Bawabiya village as occurring at 12:34.

Both Shasha Syria and @thawrat111 referred to vacuum missiles being used in the attack and all sources attributed the airstrikes to Russia.

The incident occured at 12:34 pm local time.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Video documenting the moments when our teams recovered an elderly man alive from the rubble of the aerial bombardment of Al Bawbiya farms, 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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]