Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4158

Incident date

February 3, 2020

Location

معارة النعسان, Ma’aret Al Na’ssan, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was injured and a fire broke out in a fuel refining station as the result of airstrikes on the town of Ma’arat Al Na’ssan in the northern countryside of Aleppo on February 3rd, 2020, as reported by the Syrian Civil Defence.

@NagiNajjar reported: “Russian warplanes launch missile strikes on the town of Maarat al-Naasan, north of Idlib.”

Hosn and Shaam News said Russian and Syrian regime warplanes struck dozens of cities and towns including Maarat al-Na’asan.

Vdcsy reported that the Syrian regime carried out barrel bomb attacks across several areas in the countryside of Idlib including Maarat al-Na’asan.

Currently, further information is unavailable to Airwars.

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
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Firefighters attempt to extinguish a fire at a fuel refining station after alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Ma’aret Al Na’ssan on February 3rd, 2020 (via SCD Aleppo).
  • Firefighters attempt to extinguish a fire at a fuel refining station after alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Ma’aret Al Na’ssan on February 3rd, 2020 (via SCD Aleppo).
  • Firefighters attempt to extinguish a fire at a fuel refining station after alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Ma’aret Al Na’ssan on February 3rd, 2020 (via SCD Aleppo).
  • Firefighters attempt to extinguish a fire at a fuel refining station after alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Ma’aret Al Na’ssan on February 3rd, 2020 (via SCD Aleppo).

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
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (5) [ collapse]