Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2534

Incident date

September 26, 2017

Location

ريف المهندسين , Reef Al-Muhandseen, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.0962042, 36.9626427 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Three civilians from the same family – a man, his wife, and their child – died and five more were wounded in an alleged Russian airstrike on Reef Al-Muhandseen, according to local media.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported the killing of two civilians, a woman and her child, in Reef Al Muhandiseen in the southern Aleppo countryside. They were allegedly struck by missiles fired from Russian warplanes.

Aleppo 24 went on to report “the martyrdom of Mohammed al-Eissa from wounds caused by a Russian air bombardment on his home in Reef al Muhandiseen west of Aleppo. He follows his son Ahmed and his wife, who were martyred this morning [Sept 26th].

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (3)

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Translation: "Two martyrs and five injuries as a result of air raids on the area # Rif_Mohandesin in the countryside # Aleppo West"
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    Translation: "Two martyrs - a child and his mother were pulled from the rubble after the warplanes targeted their home in the village of the Reef al Muhandissen al Awwal"

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
    3
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]