Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1990

Incident date

March 19–20, 2017

Location

معارة الأتارب , Ma’arat al Atarib, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.1371787, 36.8106364 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One woman was killed and at least two children wounded as alleged Russian airstrikes fell near a mosque in Ma’arat Al Atarib, western Aleppo, local sources reported.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights was among sources blaming Russia.

However, NABD News attributed the airstrikes to Syrian warplanes.

Three children were wounded, according to the Syrian Civil Defence Center.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of an Ma’arat al Atarib, March 19th/20th.
  • Translation: "Russian bombardment of the town of Ma’aret Al Atareb caused the death of a woman and the wounding of three children 20/3/2017"
  • Destruction following the strike on Ma’arat al Atarib, March 19/20th.

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (13) [ collapse]