Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1955

Incident date

March 9, 2017

Location

السلوم, Al Saloum, Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.2376881, 36.9403696 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

A number of civilians were wounded in an alleged Russian cluster bomb strike on Al Saloum, Aleppo. All sources either blamed Russian warplanes or did not attribute any blame to a belligerent. Additionally, no reports of deaths were made.

Smart News reported that there was widespread destruction to residential homes in the aftermath of the raid due to the bunk busting missiles.

There are no other details at this time.

The incident occured around midday.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian raid on Al Saloum, 9th March 2017. (via Smart)

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 March 1st - 31st 2017.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]