Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4167

Incident date

February 5, 2020

Location

عندان, Andan, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Three civilians were injured and material damage was caused in alleged Russian airstrikes on the city of Andan, Aleppo governorate, on February 5th, 2020, according to local sources.

The Syrian Civil Defence reported that “three people were injured, and huge material damage was caused to residential neighbourhoods and civilian homes, as a result of an aerial bombardment that targeted the city of Andan in the northern countryside of Aleppo, this evening, Wednesday.”

The Syrian Network for Human Rights added that “fixed-wing warplanes we believe were Russian fired missiles near Hamzah Bin Abd al Muttaleb Mosque in Andan city in the northern suburbs of Aleppo governorate, partially damaging its building, on February 5.”

The incident occured in the evening.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (12) [ collapse]

  • Damage after alleged Russian airstrikes on the city of Andan, Aleppo governorate, on February 5th, 2020 (via @ShahbaPress).
  • Civilians standing in rubble after alleged Russian airstrikes on the city of Andan, Aleppo governorate, on February 5th, 2020 (via @ShahbaPress).
  • Hamzah Bin Abd al Muttaleb Mosque in Andan city in the northern suburbs of Aleppo governorate was partially damaged in alleged Russian airstrikes on February 5th, 2020 (via SN4HR).
  • Damaged buildings after alleged Russian airstrikes on the city of Andan, Aleppo governorate, on February 5th, 2020 (via SCD).
  • Civilians standing on the streets in the aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the city of Andan, Aleppo governorate, on February 5th, 2020 (via SCD).
  • Damage after alleged Russian airstrikes on the city of Andan, Aleppo governorate, on February 5th, 2020 (via SCD).
  • Aftermath of Russian airstrikes on the city of Andan, Aleppo governorate, on February 5th, 2020 (via SCD).
  • A street in Andan, Aleppo governorate, after alleged Russian airstrikes on February 5th, 2020 (via SCD).
  • Damaged vehicle after Russian airstrikes on the city of Andan, Aleppo governorate, on February 5th, 2020 (via SCD).
  • Syrian Civil Defence volunteer on the site after alleged Russian airstrikes on the city of Andan, Aleppo governorate, on February 5th, 2020 (via SCD).
  • Damage after alleged Russian airstrikes on the city of Andan, Aleppo governorate, on February 5th, 2020 (via SCD).
  • Syrian Civil Defence volunteers on the site after alleged Russian airstrikes on the city of Andan, Aleppo governorate, on February 5th, 2020 (via SCD).

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (7) [ collapse]