Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1831

Incident date

January 13, 2017

Location

دار الكبيرة, Dar Al-Kabira, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.606682, 36.516139 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One or two civilians were killed and as many as 18 were wounded in an alleged Russian airstrike on Dar Al-Kabira, local media reported. All sources blamed Russian warplanes for the raids. 

Some sources reported that there was partial damage to Al Dal Al Kabera Primary School.

ZaitonMagazine said there were altogether three raids on the vicinity. 

According to @Free_Syria_Iran, two children and a woman were amongst those wounded in the strike which hit their home.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • Civilians reported injured
    5–18
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • The exact moment an alleged Russian raid targeted Dar Al-Kabira, 13th January 2017. (via ZaitonMagazine)
  • The exact moment an alleged Russian raid targeted Dar Al-Kabira, 13th January 2017. (via ZaitonMagazine)
  • A huge crater left in the aftermath of an alleged Russian raid on Dar Al-Kabira, 13th January 2017. (via @Free_Syria_Iran )
  • The exact moment an alleged Russian raid targeted Dar Al-Kabira, 13th January 2017. (via Step news agency)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

Russia has not reported any specific strikes between January 1st – 31st 2017.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • Civilians reported injured
    5–18
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (13) [ collapse]