Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2909

Incident date

January 17, 2018

Location

الزربة, Al-Zerba, Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.06763, 36.97987 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One to two civilians were wounded in airstrikes which struck Al-Zerba, Aleppo, according to local media. Sources all blamed Russian warplanes for the strikes.

Thiqa News Agency reported that two raids “targeted” civilian homes in the early hours of the morning.

Members of the Syrian Civi Defence were quick to rescue casualties and take them to nearby medical facilities.

There are no other details at this time.

The incident occured in the morning.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Damage to civilian homes in the aftermath of airstrikes on Al-Zerba, Aleppo, 17th Jan 2018. (via 24Aleppo)
  • Damage to civilian homes in the aftermath of airstrikes on Al-Zerba, Aleppo, 17th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo White Helmets)
  • Damage to civilian homes in the aftermath of airstrikes on Al-Zerba, Aleppo, 17th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo White Helmets)
  • A wounded civilian in the aftermath of airstrikes on Al-Zerba, Aleppo, 17th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo White Helmets)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]