Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4123

Incident date

January 27, 2020

Location

بلدات متعددة, Several towns, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Civilian casualties were reported from Russian and Syrian regime airstrikes around Aleppo.

Shaam News said: “Russian and Asadi warplanes launched very intense air strikes targeting the areas of clashes and the city of Kafr Hamra and the towns of Zurba and Zitan, causing civilian casualties, with the movement of displacement continuing today estimated at more than 35,000 displaced people.”

There is currently no further information available.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5 – 10
  • 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 (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
    5 – 10
  • 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 (1) [ collapse]