Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4407

Incident date

October 23, 2021

Location

دارة عزة, Daret Izza, Syria

Geolocation

36.28247, 36.85216 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Up to four civilians, including a woman and two of her children were injured, as a result of Russian or Syrian regime artillery shelling on residential neighbourhoods in the city of Darat Izza, west of Aleppo, Syria, on October 23rd 2021.

 

 

 

The incident was first reported on October 23, 2021 at 12:37 pm by Horrya.

The victims were named as:

Family members (3)

  • Name unknown female
  • Name unknown Child
  • Name unknown Child

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (29) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Two injured children, allegedy in a Russian or Syrian regime forces attack on 23rd October 2021 (Image via @abu_almuthanna_ / Twitter)
  • Shelling on Darat Izza, west of Aleppo, by Russian or Syrian regime forces on October 23rd 2021 (Image via @syr_television / Twitter)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the town of Darat Izza (دارة عزة), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.28247, 36.85216. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (29) [ collapse]