Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1849

Incident date

January 20, 2017

Location

باتبو , Batbo, 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

Aljazeera reported: “Activists poke of dead trapped under the rubble and huge fires caused by Russian raids after midnight [Jan 20th] on a gas station in the vicinity of the town of Battbo in the western countryside of Aleppo”.

Other sources made no mention of fatalities but said that three civilians were wounded in the fires.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0 – 2
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Translation: 'The warplanes targeted a fuel station in the village of Batbo in the western suburb of Aleppo, causing a huge fire and wounding three civilians'.
  • Translation: 'Victims of Russian air strikes on the town of Battbo in rural Aleppo.'
  • 'Russian air raids targeting petrol station in Batbo western aleppo which caused huge fires and injured three civilians' (via White Helmets)
  • 'Russian air raids targeting petrol station in Batbo western aleppo which caused huge fires and injured three civilians' (via White Helmets)

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
    0 – 2
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (6) [ collapse]