Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4172

Incident date

February 6, 2020

Location

حيان, Hayyan, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

One woman was reported killed, and three children and a woman injured, as a result of alleged Russian forces or Syrian regime forces airstrikes accompanied by fierce artillery and missile shelling on Hayyan village in Aleppo, Syria on February 6th, 2020 according to local sources.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that “Mrs. Fattoum Atiq was killed as Syrian regime forces fixed- wing warplanes fired missiles on Hayyan town in the northern suburbs of Aleppo governorate, on February 6, 2020.”

SMART Agency reported that “a Russian warplane launched raids on civilian homes in Hayyan, north of Aleppo, killing one woman and wounding three children and a woman, as a result of which they were transferred to a nearby medical point.”

The incident occured in the afternoon.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (8) [ collapse]

  • SCD volunteers rescuing civilians after airstrikes on Hayyan in Aleppo, Syria on February 6th, 2020 (via SCD)
  • SCD volunteers rescuing civilians after airstrikes on Hayyan in Aleppo, Syria on February 6th, 2020 (via SCD)
  • SCD volunteers rescuing civilians after airstrikes on Hayyan in Aleppo, Syria on February 6th, 2020 (via SCD)
  • Aftermath of airstrikes on Hayyan in Aleppo, Syria on February 6th, 2020 (via SCD)
  • SCD volunteers rescuing a child after airstrikes on Hayyan in Aleppo, Syria on February 6th, 2020 (via SCD)
  • SCD volunteers rescuing a child after airstrikes on Hayyan in Aleppo, Syria on February 6th, 2020 (via SCD)
  • SCD volunteers rescuing a child after airstrikes on Hayyan in Aleppo, Syria on February 6th, 2020 (via SCD)
  • SCD volunteers rescuing civilians after airstrikes on Hayyan in Aleppo, Syria on February 6th, 2020 (via SCD)

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
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]