Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4229

Incident date

February 19, 2020

Location

دارة عزة, Daret Izza, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reportedly killed in alleged Russian airstrikes on the city of Daret Izza, Aleppo governorate, on February 19th, 2020, according to SMART News Agency.

SMART reported that “on Wednesday, one person was killed as a result of aerial bombing by Russian warplanes on the city of Daret Izza, west of Aleppo, in northern Syria, in an escalation of the attack by the Syrian regime forces with Russian support in the area”.

A local source identified the victim as a civilian, adding that the airstrikes coincided with artillery shelling by regime forces, stationed in its headquarters in the the “46th Regiment.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]