Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4222

Incident date

February 17, 2020

Location

السحارة, Al Sahhara, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

At least one civilian was reported injured in alleged Russian forces airstrikes on residential areas in Al Sahhara in Idlib, Syria on February 17th, 2020, according to local sources.

The Syrian Civil Defence reported that “A person was injured as a preliminary result, as a result of Russian airstrikes that targeted residential neighborhoods in the town of Al Sahara in the western countryside of Aleppo, today, Monday, February 17th, 2020.”

ShahbaPress, Syrian Civil Defence and SMART Agency blamed Russia, while Shaam Network said regime warplanes were active in the area on that day.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Alleged Russian airstrikes on Al Sahhara in Aleppo. on February 17th, 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
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (5) [ collapse]