Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1961

Incident date

March 11, 2017

Location

دارة عزة, Daarat Izza, Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.28247, 36.85216 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Up to nine civilians were injured following an alleged Russian cluster bomb attack on the residential neighbourhood of Daarat Izza, Aleppo, local media reported. All sources have either blamed Russia for the raids or not attributed any blame for the strikes. 

According to sources, 2 of the injured civilians were children and only one had a “serious injury”.

Additionally, Smart News reported that there were three separate cluster bomb attacks. Other sources alleged that rocket propelled grenades were fired too.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    9
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]

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
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    9
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]