Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4471

Incident date

September 23, 2022

Location

تديل, Tadel village, Aleppo

Airwars assessment

Five civilians were reported wounded from the same family, including two children – one critically, two women and a man, as a result of Russian or Syrian regime forces’ thermal guided missile which hit their car, as they returned from olive picking in Tadel Village in the western countryside of Aleppo on September 23rd 2022.

@anasanas84 reported on Twitter that the car was a Suzuki model and that it was hit with an “ATGM missile.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Strike target
    Agriculture
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime, Russian Military

Sources (15) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • "The regime forces targeted a civilian car in the village of Tadel, west of Aleppo, with a guided missile, injuring a child with shrapnel." (Image via @Nidalhamo_1 / Twitter)
  • @SyriaCivilDefe respond to the scene after a contested Russian or Syrian regime missile hit a family car on September 23rd 2022 (Image via Twitter)

Syrian Regime Assessment:

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

Russian Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Military
  • Russian Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Strike target
    Agriculture
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime, Russian Military

Sources (15) [ collapse]