Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4343

Incident date

January 22, 2020

Location

الاتارب, Al Atareb, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two women died and up to three other civilians including two children and a woman, were wounded in up to three alleged Russian airstrikes on an IDP camp in the outskirts of Al Atareb, local media reported.

Jisr identified the women that died as Mrs. Nofa Al Mohammed, aged 60, and Mrs. Khawla Al Hassan.  They also identified Narges Muhammad Owaid, aged eight, and Mrs. Abeer Muhammad Owaid, aged 38, among those injured.

The White Helmets said: “An aerial bombing with three consecutive raids on a camp in the vicinity of Atarib city resulted in the death of two women and the injury of several people, including the child Narjis Muhammad Awaid, 8 years old, and Abeer Muhammad Awaid, 38 years old.”

According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, “Mrs. Noufah al Muhammad and Mrs. Khawlah al Hasan were killed as fixed- wing warplanes we believe were Russian fired missiles on a gathering of IDPs tents in east of al Atareb city in the western suburbs of Aleppo governorate, on January 22.”

The White Helmets said there had been “three successive raids”. LCCSY said that the raids occurred at 07:43 local time.

The incident occured at 7:43 am local time.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • 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 (34) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (22) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on an IDP camp in Al Atareb, Jan 22nd (via MMC)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on an IDP camp in Al Atareb, Jan 22nd (via MMC)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on an IDP camp in Al Atareb, Jan 22nd (via MMC)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on an IDP camp in Al Atareb, Jan 22nd (via MMC)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on an IDP camp in Al Atareb, Jan 22nd (via MMC)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on an IDP camp in Al Atareb, Jan 22nd (via MMC)
  • The White Helmets attend the scene of an alleged Russian airstrike on an IDP camp in Al Atareb, Jan 22nd (via White Helmets)
  • The White Helmets attend the scene of an alleged Russian airstrike on an IDP camp in Al Atareb, Jan 22nd (via White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on an IDP camp in Al Atareb, Jan 22nd (via White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on an IDP camp in Al Atareb, Jan 22nd (via White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on an IDP camp in Al Atareb, Jan 22nd (via White Helmets)
  • A wounded child in a medical facility following an alleged Russian airstrike on an IDP camp in Al Atareb, Jan 22nd (via White Helmets)
  • A woman kneels beside the body of a civilian killed in an alleged Russian airstrike on an IDP camp in Al Atareb, Jan 22nd (via MMC)
  • "Two women, many wounded, and dozens of sheep died as a result of the Russian raids on the Al-Madajen camp near the city of Atarib in the western countryside of Aleppo" (Via @abo_aljod84 / Twitter)
  • Two women were allegedly killed by a Russian attack in the countryside of Aleppo on January 22nd 2020 (Image via @melhem095 / Twitter)
  • Two women were allegedly killed by a Russian attack in the countryside of Aleppo on January 22nd 2020 (Image via @melhem095 / Twitter)
  • "A displaced girl cries for her mother, who was killed by Russian raids by bombing a camp for the displaced near Atarib in the western countryside of Aleppo this morning, Wednesday." Image taken on January 22nd 2021 via @brocarpress / Twitter
  • "A displaced girl cries for her mother, who was killed by Russian raids by bombing a camp for the displaced near Atarib in the western countryside of Aleppo this morning, Wednesday." Image taken on January 22nd 2021 via @brocarpress / Twitter
  • 1 of 4: "As a result of the death of two women, the Russian bombardment pursues the displaced and affects the Al-Madajen camp on the outskirts of the city of Atarib in the western countryside of Aleppo." (Image via Hafez Al-Hamwi / ZaitunAgency)
  • 2 of 4: "As a result of the death of two women, the Russian bombardment pursues the displaced and affects the Al-Madajen camp on the outskirts of the city of Atarib in the western countryside of Aleppo." (Image via Hafez Al-Hamwi / ZaitunAgency)
  • 3 of 4: "As a result of the death of two women, the Russian bombardment pursues the displaced and affects the Al-Madajen camp on the outskirts of the city of Atarib in the western countryside of Aleppo." (Image via Hafez Al-Hamwi / ZaitunAgency)
  • 4 of 4: "As a result of the death of two women, the Russian bombardment pursues the displaced and affects the Al-Madajen camp on the outskirts of the city of Atarib in the western countryside of Aleppo." (Image via Hafez Al-Hamwi / ZaitunAgency)

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
    2
  • (2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • 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 (34) [ collapse]