Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1932

Incident date

February 27, 2017

Location

ابو الهناية/خفسة, Abu Hanaya/Khafsa, Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

35.071505, 37.326734 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Between eight and ten civilians were reported killed – and others were reported wounded – following alleged Russian shelling on Abu Hanaya/Khafsa, Aleppo. All sources attributed blame to Russian warplanes.

Aranews claimed that a large number of civilians was wounded, no other sources gave specific details on the wounded. 

There are no other details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    8 – 10
  • (2 children2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • A new bulletin reporting on the alleged Russian raids on Abu Hanaya/Khafsa, Aleppo, 27th February 2017. (via Halab Today TV)

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 February 1st - 31st 2017.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    8 – 10
  • (2 children2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]