Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2927

Incident date

January 21, 2018

Location

زمار, Zammar, Aleppo, Aleppo , Syria

Geolocation

35.892202, 36.986243 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

As many as eleven civilians were killed and four others were wounded in airstrikes which hit Zammar, Aleppo, according to local media. Sources were conflicted as to who was to blame, most attributing blame to Russia while others blame the Syrian regime.

Five civilians were named, including two children and three women, and one unidentified female was also named by VDC. Four civilians were also named as wounded.

According to local media, several missiles were fired on the vicinity on Sunday evening.

According to a local source, @said_abusbaih, Zahra Ammar Al Jassem was killed while eating sweets.

The incident occured in the evening.

  • wife of Allawi al-Hasan Adult female killed
  • wife of Hsain Allawi al-Hasan Age unknown female killed
  • daughter of Ammar Al-Jasem al-Fares Child female killed
  • son of Ammar al-Jasem al-Fares Child male killed
  • Jamal Yaseen al-Saleh al-Alaiwi Adult male killed
  • Mohammed bin Haji Al-Awaid Age unknown male injured
  • Mohammed Al-Hussein Al-Ali Al-Issa Age unknown male injured
  • the wife of Ammar Al - Jassim Al - Faris Age unknown female injured
  • Alush son of Ammar Al - Jassim Al - Faris Age unknown injured

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5 – 11
  • (2 children3 women1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–4
  • 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

Sources (17) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (15) [ collapse]

  • Zahra Ammar Al Jassem, killed in airstrikes on Zammar, Aleppo, 21st Jan 2018. (@said_abusbaih)
  • The victim of airstrikes on Zammar, Aleppo, 21st Jan 2018. (via Things from Zammar)
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    The victim of airstrikes on Zammar, Aleppo, 21st Jan 2018. (via Things from Zammar)
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    The victim of airstrikes on Zammar, Aleppo, 21st Jan 2018. (via Things from Zammar)
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    The victim of airstrikes on Zammar, Aleppo, 21st Jan 2018. (via Things from Zammar)
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    The victim of airstrikes on Zammar, Aleppo, 21st Jan 2018. (via Things from Zammar)
  • The victim of airstrikes on Zammar, Aleppo, 21st Jan 2018. (via Things from Zammar)
  • Zahraa Ammar Al - Jassim, Ahmed Ammar Al Jassim, killed, in airstrikes on Zammar, Aleppo, 21st Jan 2018. (via Ibrahim Jasm)
  • The victim of airstrikes on Zammar, Aleppo, 21st Jan 2018. (via Ibrahim Jasm)
  • The victim of airstrikes on Zammar, Aleppo, 21st Jan 2018. (via Ibrahim Jasm)
  • The victim of airstrikes on Zammar, Aleppo, 21st Jan 2018. (via Ibrahim Jasm)
  • Victims of airstrikes on Zammar, Aleppo, 21st Jan 2018. (via Ibrahim Jasm)
  • Members of the SCD look for victims in the aftermath of airstrikes on Zammar, Aleppo, 21st Jan 2018. (via Aleppo White Helmets)
  • Members of the SCD look for victims in the aftermath of airstrikes on Zammar, Aleppo, 21st Jan 2018. (via Aleppo White Helmets)
  • Members of the SCD look for victims in the aftermath of airstrikes on Zammar, Aleppo, 21st Jan 2018. (via Aleppo White Helmets)

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

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5 – 11
  • (2 children3 women1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–4
  • 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

Sources (17) [ collapse]