Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2814

Incident date

December 25, 2017

Location

السميرية, Al-Samiria, 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

Local media reported that alleged Russian warplanes carried out multiple airstrikes in the town of Al-Samiria, Aleppo, wounding several civilians.

While the reports were sparse, all sources, however, identified Russia as the culprit.

However, only the Step News Agency made mention of civilian harm.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Aftermath of the alleged Russian airstrikes that destroyed large parts ofAl-Samiria, Aleppo, on December 25th, 2017 (via EdlibEMC1)
  • Aftermath of the alleged Russian airstrikes that destroyed large parts ofAl-Samiria, Aleppo, on December 25th, 2017 (via EdlibEMC1)
  • Aftermath of the alleged Russian airstrikes that destroyed large parts ofAl-Samiria, Aleppo, on December 25th, 2017 (via EdlibEMC1)

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]