Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4200

Incident date

February 12, 2020

Location

أبين سمعان, Abin Samaan, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Three civilians were killed and six others were injured in alleged Russian airstrikes on the village of Abyan Samaan, Aleppo governorate, on February 12th, 2020, according to local sources.

An employee for the media office of the Directorate for the Civil Defence, Hamza Al Youssef, told SMART News that the six injured civilians were taken to nearby medical points. The agency said “Three civilians were also killed and six others were injured, as they were taken to nearby medical points for treatment, as a result of the bombing of a Russian warplane on the village of Abyan Samaan of Atarib district.”

 

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • 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 (3) [ collapse]

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
    3
  • 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 (3) [ collapse]