Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4169

Incident date

February 5, 2020

Location

جدرايا, Jadraya, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Up to six civilians from the same family, including up to four women and a child, were killed and six civilians were wounded in alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Jadraya, Aleppo governorate, on February 5th, 2020, according to local sources.

The Syrian Civil Defence reported that “five civilians, including three women and a child, were killed and six others were injured, as a result of Russian airstrikes, targeting displaced people in the village of Jadraya, southwest of Kafr Aleppo, this evening, Wednesday”. Shaam News Network put the death toll at four killed civilians.

The SCD in Aleppo reported that they pulled a girl out from underneath the rubble after two Russian airstrikes.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights also reported that “six civilians from the same family, including a girl and four women, IDPs from al Kammari village in the southern suburbs of Aleppo governorate, were killed as fixed- wing warplanes we believe were Russian fired missiles on Jedraya village in the northern suburbs of Idlib governorate, on February 5, 2020.”

The incident occured in the evening.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4 – 6
  • (1 child3–4 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    6
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]

  • A Syrian Civil Defence volunteer standing next to a man carrying a body after alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Jadraya on February 5th, 2020 (via @ShahbaPress).
  • Destroyed building after alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Jadraya on February 5th, 2020 (via @ShahbaPress).
  • Man sitting next to a body after alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Jadraya on February 5th, 2020 (via SCD).
  • Destroyed building after alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Jadraya on February 5th, 2020 (via SCD).
  • Destroyed building after alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Jadraya on February 5th, 2020 (via SCD).
  • Syrian Civil Defence volunteer working on the site after alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Jadraya 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
    4 – 6
  • (1 child3–4 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    6
  • 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]