Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4311

Incident date

January 17, 2020

Location

الاتارب, Atarib, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Several civilians were injured due to an alleged Russian airstrike on the city of Atarib in the morning of January 17th, 2019,

Four alleged airstrikes targeting the city of Atarib have resulted in the injury of several people, according to the Frmedianetwork and HalabTodayTV reported that “several civilians were injured as a result of four airstrikes on the outskirts of the town of Atarib”. None of the sources specified how many people were injured.

The SCD Aleppo reported that in addition to civilian harm, material damage has been reported, that being damage to a residential building and damage of an undefined public facility. Local sources added that shelling mainly happened on the main roads in the outskirts of Atareb.

Shawki.dele.sy reported on the times of the alleged airstrikes, alleging that three of the  attacks happened at 11:48; 11:53 and 12:23.

Edlib Media Center (EMC) and other sources reported Russian airstrikes caused civilian harm and material damage and EMC posted photos that show |the effects of the destruction caused by the bombing of the Russian occupation aviation.”

All of the sources attributed the strikes to Russia and @la1mea identified vacuum missiles being used in the strikes.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Destroyed building, possibly a residential house, after alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Atarib, Aleppo governorate, on January 17th, 2020 (via EMC).
  • Man walking in destruction after alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Atarib, Aleppo governorate, on January 17th, 2020 (via EMC).
  • Destruction after alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Atarib, Aleppo governorate, on January 17th, 2020 (via EMC).
  • Destruction caused by the alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Atarib, Aleppo governorate, on January 17th, 2020 (via SCDaleppo).

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
    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 (13) [ collapse]