Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2143

Incident date

April 18, 2017

Location

دارة عزة , Darat Izza, 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 seven civilian including women and children were wounded in as many as ten alleged Russian airstrikes on Darat Izza, according to sources on the ground.

EduRights Foundation said that a school was struck. It reported: “This morning [April 18th], a school in the city of Dara Azza in the countryside of western Aleppo was subjected to air raids by Russian planes, which led to the injury of a number of children and their families. The school suffered great destruction and was put out of service.”

According to Ali Alsaeed, there were 10 Russian strikes, resulting in “several martyrs and wounded”.

The White Helmets said that alleged Russian “raids left seven wounded, all women and children, in addition to extensive destruction in the bombarded areas.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0 – 2
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–7
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (9) [ collapse]

  • The moments an alleged Russian strike hit Darat Izza, April 18th 2017.
  • Ruins of a school in Darat Izza, allegedly struck by Russian warplanes, April 18th 2017 (via EduRights Foundation)
  • Ruins of a school in Darat Izza, allegedly struck by Russian warplanes, April 18th 2017 (via EduRights Foundation)
  • Ruins of a school in Darat Izza, allegedly struck by Russian warplanes, April 18th 2017 (via EduRights Foundation)
  • Ruins of a school in Darat Izza, allegedly struck by Russian warplanes, April 18th 2017 (via EduRights Foundation)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Darat Izza, Apruil 18th (via White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Darat Izza, Apruil 18th (via White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Darat Izza, Apruil 18th (via White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Darat Izza, Apruil 18th (via White Helmets)

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
    0 – 2
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–7
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]