Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4156

Incident date

February 3, 2020

Location

كفرناها, Kafarnaha, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two named civilians were reported killed in the town of Kafarnaha, Aleppo. The two killed were both men and were brothers, according to the two sources, The Syrian Network For Human Rights and Shaam News Network. Russia was mentioned in both sources whilst the Syrian Regime was only cited by Shaam.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights described “fixed-wing warplanes” which were “believed to be Russian” as the weapon responsible for the deaths of the two men. Currently there is limited information about the incident.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men)
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • The brothers Mustafa and Ibrahim Hamdou Abdul Qader alleged killed in either Russian or Regime strikes, February 3rd (via SN4HR)

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
    2
  • (2 men)
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]