Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4104

Incident date

January 25, 2020

Location

البرقوم, Al Barqoum, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

At least one woman was wounded in an alleged Russian air or artillery strike on Al Barqoum, according to sources on the ground.

The Step News Agency reported: “the village of Al-Barqum, Khulsa, Barnah and the vicinity of Al-Kamari village, and the Khan Toman area were subjected to air strikes from the Russian warplanes, which resulted in the injury of a woman in the village of Al-Barqoum”.

Shahba Press reported “civilian injuries, including a woman”.

The White Helmets noted the “continuous [Russian] campaign of shelling”, which was now in “its ninth day”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Russian airstrikes hit Al Barqoum, on Jan 25th (via @ShahbaPress)
  • The White Helmets attend the scene of an alleged Russian airstrike in Al Barqoum, Jan 25th (via White Helmets)
  • The White Helmets attend the scene of an alleged Russian airstrike in Al Barqoum, Jan 25th (via White Helmets)
  • The White Helmets attend the scene of an alleged Russian airstrike in Al Barqoum, Jan 25th (via White Helmets)
  • The White Helmets attend the scene of an alleged Russian airstrike in Al Barqoum, Jan 25th (via White Helmets)

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 and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (4) [ collapse]