Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1944

Incident date

March 5, 2017

Location

قبتان الجبل, Qubtan Al-Jabal, Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.2642792, 36.9494636 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Up to three civilians, including one male child and one woman, were killed along with up to ten wounded, local media reported following alleged Russain shelling of Qubtan Al-Jabal, Aleppo.

At least one child was killed by the airstrikes. Additionally, many  sources also reported the death of one man and woman. @kobtan_aljabal added that the child victim was displaced.  

Several sources mentioned the use of internationally banned cluster bombs.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–10
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Reporting from Qubtan Al-Jabal, Aleppo, after it was hit by an airstrike on March 5, 2017 (via Smart videos)
  • Aftermath of the strike on Qubtan Al-Jabal, Aleppo, March 5, 2017 (via @kobtan_aljabal)
  • Aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike targeting Qubtan Al-Jabal, Aleppo, March 5, 2017(via Smart News Agency)

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 strikes between March 1st - 31st 2017.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–10
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]