Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2141

Incident date

April 18, 2017

Location

أورم الكبرى, Urma Al-Kubra, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.1475457, 36.9448239 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Five civilians from one family died in an alleged Russia or Assad regime airstrike on Urma Al-Kubra, according to sources on the ground.

Aljazeera and the Step News Agency were among sources pointing to Russia.

However, the Syrian Network for Human Rights blamed “Syrian-Russian alliance warplanes” – putting the death toll at “five civilians from the same family, including two children and a woman.”

Akhbar Alan and Halab Today reported that children had been removed alive from the rubble.

 

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5
  • (2 children1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of an airstrike on Urma Al-Kubra, April 18th 2017 (via HNN)
  • The aftermath of an airstrike on Urma Al-Kubra, which killed a family of five, April 18th (via Aleppo24)
  • The aftermath of an airstrike on Urma Al-Kubra, which killed a family of five, April 18th (via Aleppo24)

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
    5
  • (2 children1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (11) [ collapse]