Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2796

Incident date

December 12, 2017

Location

رملة, Ramla village, Khanasser district, southern Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

35.714183, 37.411194 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

A single source, the Smart News Agency, reported that “On Tuesday [Dec 12th] civilians were wounded as a result of an air strike that is likely to be a Russian attack on the village of Ramla, south of Aleppo, north of Aleppo.”

According to Smart, ten wounded civilians were transferred to medical points in the city of Saraqeb, Idlib, in the absence of hospitals or medical centres south of Aleppo. Additionally, there were not enough ambulances to transport victims therefore some were taken in cars.

A member of the hospital team reported to Smart News Agency that the injuries ranged between medium and light, and that three of the wounded needed surgery.

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
    10
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ 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
    10
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]