Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2949

Incident date

January 30, 2018

Location

البوابية, Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.012468, 36.890289 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

An entire family of five were killed, and ten others were injured in airstrikes which hit the village of Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, according to local media. Sources blamed both Russia and the Syrian regime for the raids.

The family were buried alive when the raid struck their homes.

Images and footage show the extent of devastation in the aftermath of the raid.

There are no other details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mohammad Hosain al-Jomea Adult male killed
  • Jawad Mohammad Hosain al-Jomea Child male killed
  • Wife of Mohammad Hosain al-Jomea Adult female killed
  • Ayman Hosain al-Jomea Adult male killed
  • Hosain Ayman Hosain al-Jomea Child male killed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 5
  • (2 children1 woman3 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    10
  • 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 (20) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (24) [ collapse]

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    The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Syrian Civil Defence Centre Aleppo)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo24)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo24)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo24)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo24)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo24)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo24)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo24)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo24)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo24)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo24)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo24)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo24)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Aleppo24)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al-Bawabiya, Aleppo, 30th Jan 2018. (via Syrian Civil Defence Centre Aleppo)

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
    2 – 5
  • (2 children1 woman3 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    10
  • 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 (20) [ collapse]