Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4155

Incident date

February 3, 2020

Location

Al Atareb, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Local media reported that nine civilians were wounded in alleged Russia or regime air strikes on Al Atareb.

The White Helmets reported: “Nine civilians were injured, including women and children as a result of an aerial bombardment targeting residential homes in the western city of Al Atarib”. The source added that the victims were “mostly children”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    9
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Al Atarib, Feb 3rd (via White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Al Atarib, Feb 3rd (via White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Al Atarib, Feb 3rd (via White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Al Atarib, Feb 3rd (via White Helmets)

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    9
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]