Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3746

Incident date

June 1, 2019

Location

برقوم, Barqoum, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

An unknown number of civilians was reportedly injured in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on the village of Al Barqoum, Aleppo governorate, on June 1st, 2019, according to Shaam News Network.

Shaam News Network reported that “Russian and Assad’s warplanes launched airstrikes targeting the town of Al Atareb in the western countryside and the village of Barqoum and the ICARDA region in the southern countryside, resulting in the injury of civilians.” Al Jazeera also reported injured civilians.

@ShahbaPress wrote that “Russian occupation planes launch raids on the city of Atarib in the western Aleppo countryside and on Al Barqoum village in the southern countryside.” According to @Zitan_media, the village was hit with two airstrikes.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (7) [ collapse]

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (7) [ collapse]