Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2776

Incident date

December 1, 2017

Location

السيال, Sayyala, Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

34.5713889, 40.9066667 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were injured due to the bombing of Sayyala, Aleppo .Sources all blamed Russian warplanes for the raids.

Baladi News reported that “several Russian planes were circling the villages of Sayala, Burj Sabna, Muraba’ Saloum and Muraba’ Bisha Square in the southern suburb of Aleppo, wounding a number of civilians, including critical cases.”

Local media added that “heavy machine guns” were used in the strikes which left civilians critically wounded. Smart News reported that wounded civilians were taken to medical points.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

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

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

The Russian Ministry of Defence announced being active in unspecified parts of Syria until December 11th, 2017.

Summary

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