Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2068

Incident date

April 3–February 4, 2017

Location

كفرناها, Kafr Naha, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.1656062, 36.9718334 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

An unspecified number of civilians were wounded in air and artillery strikes on Kafr Naha – though it was unclear whether Russia or the regime were to blame.

Syria_ar noted that the “Al-Rahal Society” in the town was struck.

According to the Step News Agency, “Russian air raids targeted Kafr Naha and its outskirts and Khan al A’ssal in western Aleppo causing injuries in Kafr Naha.”

Other sources said that the town was pounded by artillery.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Translation: 'Aleppo: Vacuum rockets hit western Aleppo 4-4-2017'
  • Translation: 'The effects of the destruction caused by the air raids on Al-Rahal Society in the town of Kufarnaha in the western part of Aleppo.'
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Kafr Naha, April 3rd 2017 (via HNN)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Kafr Naha, April 3rd 2017 (via HNN)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Kafr Naha, April 3rd 2017 (via HNN)

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]