Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2655

Incident date

October 22, 2017

Location

السميرية, Al-Sumairiya, Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

35.892969, 37.31471 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One civilian was wounded in air and artillery strikes on Al-Sumairiya, in the countryside of Aleppo, local media reported. Sources either blamed Russian warplanes for the raids, or did not attribute any blame.

There were no reported civilian deaths.

According to sources and images published, a popular market was struck. Shops were destroyed and there was much material damage to the vicinity.

There are no other details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of air and artillery strikes on a popular market in Al-Sumairiya, Aleppo, 22nd October 2-17. (via @Step_Agency)
  • The aftermath of air and artillery strikes on a popular market in Al-Sumairiya, Aleppo, 22nd October 2-17. (via @Step_Agency)
  • The aftermath of air and artillery strikes on a popular market in Al-Sumairiya, Aleppo, 22nd October 2-17. (via @Step_Agency)
  • The aftermath of air and artillery strikes on a popular market in Al-Sumairiya, Aleppo, 22nd October 2-17. (via @Step_Agency)
  • The aftermath of air and artillery strikes on a popular market in Al-Sumairiya, Aleppo, 22nd October 2-17. (via @Step_Agency)

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
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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]