Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4117

Incident date

October 26, 2019

Location

تقاد, Tiqad village, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.199203, 36.87054 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One to two civilians were injured by alleged Russian airstrikes on a farm in the village of Fiqad, Aleppo countryside, on October 26th, 2019, according to local sources.

The Smart News agency reported: “A civilian was injured on Saturday by Russian air strikes on a village west of Aleppo in northern Syria .

Local activists told ‘Aleppo Gate’ (one of the SMART media projects) that a Russian warplane “targeted the houses of civilians in a village led by a missile, which resulted in the injury of a civilian was taken to a nearby hospital.”

The Syrian Civil Defence reported that “a civilian was injured due to the targeting of a farm on the outskirts of Taqad town in Aleppo countryside with missiles directed by warplanes this morning, causing heavy material damage to civilian property”.

Tweets posted by @blaas083 and @ZaitunAgency also referred to civilians plural as being injured but did not give a specific number. @SY_plus reported that two civilians were injured.

Images posted by @OGNreports showed rubble and destruction caused by the strikes as well as animals that were injured.

@hadi1sy reported that two strikes were carried out on the town.

All sources that reported on the incident attributed the strikes to Russia.

The incident occured in the morning.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • The farm in Fiqad village that was damaged by an alleged Russian airstrike on October 26th, 2019 (via SCD on Facebook).
  • Caption translation: Damage caused by Russian occupation warjet airstrikes on Taqeed in western rural Aleppo this morning (Image posted by @OGNreports)
  • Caption translation: Damage caused by Russian occupation warjet airstrikes on Taqeed in western rural Aleppo this morning (Image posted by @OGNreports)
  • Caption translation: Damage caused by Russian occupation warjet airstrikes on Taqeed in western rural Aleppo this morning (Image posted by @OGNreports)
  • Caption translation: Damage caused by Russian occupation warjet airstrikes on Taqeed in western rural Aleppo this morning (Image posted by @OGNreports)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]