Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2217

Incident date

May 7, 2017

Location

الكناوية, Al-Kinawiya, Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

35.97626, 37.876725 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Twelve civilians were killed, and others were wounded, following an airstrike which targeted a residential neighbourhood in Al-Kinawiya, Aleppo, according to reports from the ground. All sources blamed Russian warplanes for the raid.

According to sources, women and children were killed. Additionally, a local source, @majd12347651, reported that the civilians were internally displaced persons. 

Homes were reportedly flattened in the raids.

There are no other details at this time.

The incident occured after midnight.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    12
  • (2 children2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

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    A civilian killed in airstrikes on Al-Kinawiya, 7th May 2017. (via Ahmad al Shibli)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Al-Kinawiya, 7th May 2017. (via Ahmad al Shibli)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

Russia has not reported any strikes between May 1st – 31st 2017.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    12
  • (2 children2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]