Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2691

Incident date

November 6, 2017

Location

البويطة, Buweita, Aleppo , Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

35.316029, 36.694937 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

A man and a child were killed in airstrikes on village of Al-Bawiyyatah in the town of Tal Al-Daman. Sources all attributed the blame to Moscow.

Sources are conflicted as to whether the child was male or female – VDC amongst others reporting the child was female – while others reported the child was male.

Members of the Civil Defence teams recovered their bodies from under the rubble. An  ambulance was also damaged by the shelling, according to Hasanalwai.

Smart News Agency specified that “10 civilians were injured and transferred to Hospitals in the area”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    10
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

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    The child killed in the bombing of Buweita, 6th Nov 2017. (via Hasanalwai)
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    Moments after the bombing of Buweita, 6th Nov 2017. (via SCD Aleppo)
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    The death of a child due to bombing in Buweita, 6th Nov 2017. (via SCD Aleppo)

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
    2
  • (1 child1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    10
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]