Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1910

Incident date

February 19, 2017

Location

تل ماعز , Tal Maez, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.2019, 37.78645 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Between three and 13 civilians died in an alleged Russian airstrike on Tal Maez, according to sources on the ground.

According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, “four civilians, including two children and a woman, died when suspected Russian warplanes missiles fired on Tal al Mo’ez village in Aleppo governorate eastern suburbs, February 19, 2017.”

On February 19th, LCCSY reported “13 martyrs from #Aleppo, [and that] most of them passed away in the Russian airstrikes on #Tal_Maez.”.

The Violations Documentation Centre listed three unidentified adult males as killed by “Russian troops”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 13
  • (2 children1 woman3 men)
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Martyrs' video: '@0’13” 10 Deir Hafer, unidentified people [in alleged Russian raids on Tal Maez]'

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 – 13
  • (2 children1 woman3 men)
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]