Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1845

Incident date

February 18, 2017

Location

أم الكراميل , Umm al Karamil village, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

35.863091, 37.062871 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Local media reported that one civilian died in an alleged Russian or regime airstrike on Umm al Karamil village.

According to Sdusyria, “one civilian was killed and others were wounded by a Russian air strike on the village of Um al-Karamil in southern Aleppo.”

While most sources pointed to Russia, Aljazeera reported that regime actions had also resulted in civilian harm: “In Aleppo, a number of people were killed and wounded by the bombing of regime on the towns of Umm al-Karamil and Tadif”.

LCCSY and Halab News named one civilian fatality – and blamed Russia for his death.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Translation: 'The effects of the destruction in the town of Umm al-Karamel as a result of air strikes that led to the fall of a martyr.'
  • The aftermath of an airstrike on Umm al Karamil village, Jan 18th.

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

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (8) [ collapse]