Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4147

Incident date

February 2, 2020

Location

الاتارب, Al Atarib, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

One woman was reported killed and “other” civilians wounded in Al Atarib, Aleppo, following alleged Russian airstrikes on her home. Sources reported other civilians were wounded including one child.

Four sources cited Russia as culprit other sources did not specify who was to blame but mentioned “warplanes” or “airstikes”. Photographs indicate serious material destruction to the home of the civilian killed.

According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, “Mrs. Fatimah Akkoush was killed as fixed- wing warplanes we believe were Russian fired missiles on the middle of al Atareb city in the southern suburbs of Aleppo governorate, on February 2.”

The White Helmets added that a child was wounded.

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 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • A large hole in the ceiling of a residential house in Al Atarib shows the extent of material destruction following suspected Russian airstrikes, February 2nd (via SCDAleppo)
  • The impact of suspected Russian airstrikes on a civilian home in Al Atarib, February 2nd (via SCDAleppo)
  • Rubble and destruction in Al Atarib after suspected Russian airstrikes, February 2nd (via SCDAleppo)
  • Further evidence of material destruction in Al Atarib after alleged Russian strikes, February 2nd (via SCDAleppo)
  • Damage to a civilian home in Al Atarib following suspected Russian airstrikes, February 2nd (via SCDAleppo)
  • Photograph shows a residential home in Al Atarib with a significant hole in the wall, the impact of alleged Russian airstrikes, February 2nd (via SCDAleppo)

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 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]