Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1848

Incident date

January 19, 2017

Location

رسم العيس , Rasm al ais, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

35.994645, 36.999917 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Three civilians died in an alleged Russian airstrike on Rasm al ais, according to local media.

Halab News listed three unidentified civilian fatalties – and blamed Russia for their deaths.

@RFS_NORTH, @Syrianaffairs1 and LCCSY also pointed to Russia.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Translation: 'The Syrian Civil Defense center of Sarqib removes the body of Martyr after an air raid on the village of Rasme al-Ais 19/1/2017'

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]