Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1234

Incident date

April 17, 2017

Location

Sumairiya, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.13447, 36.73979 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

A woman and her two children were injured in an airstrike on Sumairiya, local sources said.

Syria Mirror reported: “Field activists said that on Monday 17 April 2017, warplanes attacked civilian houses in the village of Sumairiya in the southern suburb of Aleppo, injuring one mother and two children, as well as causing physical damage to the houses. ”

According to the Smart News Agency, “a woman and her children were wounded by air raids likely to be Russian on the village of Brive, southern Aleppo, according to civil defense and activists.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Unknown

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Unknown

Sources (3) [ collapse]