Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1975

Incident date

March 16, 2017

Location

كفركرمين , Kafr Karmin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.16432, 36.79017 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Local media reported that three civilians including a child were wounded in an alleged Russian airstrike on Kafr Karmin.

The Smart News put the number wounded at three, adding that this total included one child.

Numerous other sources reported that Russia carried out the strikes – and published video footage of the aftermath.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (14) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Translation: 'Translation: the signs of destruction caused by warplanes on kafr karmin in western Aleppo - Thursday 16/3/2017 photos by Yahiya al Rijjo' (via HNN)
  • Translation: 'Translation: the signs of destruction caused by warplanes on kafr karmin in western Aleppo - Thursday 16/3/2017 photos by Yahiya al Rijjo' (via HNN)
  • The moment warplanes struck Kafr Karmin, Mar 16th (via Buraq media)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Kafr Karmin, Mar 16th (via Step)

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (14) [ collapse]