Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2533

Incident date

September 26, 2017

Location

قرية القناطر , Al Qanatar village, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.056385, 36.903623 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

As many as five airstrikes on Al Qanatar killed and wounded a number of civilians, according to sources on the ground.

Step News Agency and the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) reported that warplanes, suspected to be Russian, struck a school in the village of Al Qanatar in the southern Aleppo countryside on September 26th.

Step News Agency reported the killing of six civilians, although SN4HR only mentioned severe destruction to the school building, rendering it inoperable.

Other sources also said that Russia carried out a strike and reported that a number of civilians were wounded.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    6
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • ';suspected Russian warplanes fired a missile On Qanater village school in Aleppo governorate western suburbs, damaging it severely and rendering it inoperable on September 26, 2017.' (via SN4HR)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Al Qanatar village, Sept 26th.
  • The White Helmets reported that "warplanes" carried out five strikes on Al Qanatar village, Sept 26th.

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
    6
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]