Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3631

Incident date

April 30, 2019

Location

خان العسل, Khan Al A’sal, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

At least one civilian died and four more were wounded in alleged Russia or Assad regime strikes on Khan Al A’sal, according to sources on the ground.

The Shaam News reported that Russian military aircrafts carried out raids in the area of Khan al-Asal and Kafar Naha. The source reported wounded civilians but did not provide further more details.

According to Euphrates Post, “Russian warplanes targeted the Al-Rashidin area and the vicinity of Al-Sharq factory in the town of Khan al-Asal”.

AA news put the death toll at one with four more wounded and blamed Russia. Alsouria gave the same figures but attributed them to the regime.

@syriamylove9 noted the “martyrdom of a family displaced from Homs” but gave no further details.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 5
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • An airstrike hits Khan Al A’sal, Aleppo, April 30th 2019 (via AAnews)

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 status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 5
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (12) [ collapse]