Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4321

Incident date

January 20, 2020

Location

ميزناز, Miznaz, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

A girl and two other civilians were injured in an alleged airstrike by the Russian Armed Forces targeting the city of Miznaz, in the western countryside of Aleppo, at 12:46 pm on January 20th, 2020.

Our Syria reported on the incident and stated: “Reports of civilian martyrs and wounded as a result of the Russian occupier’s bombing of a camp in the vicinity of Miznaz village in the western countryside of Aleppo”

Local sources claimed the injury of civilians, a tweet from a local source further alleged the injury of a girl due to the incident.

ShahbaPress published a tweet on the incident: “Three civilians were wounded in the town of Miznaz”

All sources claim the Russian Armed Forces to be the alleged attacker and @Ahmad_eyasmagd mentioned vacuum missiles were used.

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
    1–3
  • 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]

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
    1–3
  • 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]