Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2872

Incident date

January 9, 2018

Location

جزرايا, Jazraya, Aleppo , Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

35.8605148, 36.9862043 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Three civilians were reportedly killed and five were injured in airstrikes which struck Jazraya, Aleppo. Sources were conflicted as to who was to blame, some attributing blame to Russia while others blamed the Syrian regime. One source blamed “warplanes” but didn’t identify them.

Images published by various local media show civilians being dragged from the rubble. One source reported that civilians were taken to nearby medical facilities to receive treatment for their wounds.

Overall, there were four strikes on the vicinity, according to media.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Unknown

Sources (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • An injured child in the aftermath of the airstrikes on Jazraya, Aleppo, 9th Jan 2018. (via Enab Baladi)
  • The aftermath of the airstrikes on Jazraya, Aleppo, 9th Jan 2018. (via Step News Agency)
  • An injured civilian in the aftermath of the airstrikes on Jazraya, Aleppo, 9th Jan 2018. (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • An injured civilian in the aftermath of the airstrikes on Jazraya, Aleppo, 9th Jan 2018. (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • An injured civilian in the aftermath of the airstrikes on Jazraya, Aleppo, 9th Jan 2018. (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • The aftermath of the airstrikes on Jazraya, Aleppo, 9th Jan 2018. (via Halab Today TV)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Unknown

Sources (13) [ collapse]