Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4231A

Incident date

February 21, 2020

Location

ضواحي النيرب, Alnayrab outskirts, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that “Abdullah al Qasem, from Khattab town in the western suburbs of Hama governorate, aged 32, was killed on February 21st, as Syrian- Russian alliance forces’ fixed-wing warplanes fired missiles on the outskirts of al Nayrab village in the southern suburbs of Idlib governorate, while he was trying to aid fighters of factions from armed opposition whom injured in battles between the factions on one hand and Syrian regime forces and their allies on the other hand.”

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]

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
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]