Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

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Incident Code

R3838

Incident date

August 21, 2019

Location

سراقب, Saraqib, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Three civilians were reported injured in airstrikes on Saraqib, Idlib, on August 21st.

Syria Civil Defense and Edlib Media Center documented “three wounded, including two children, after warplanes targeted the city of Saraqib, east of Idlib with rockets.”

Shaam News stated that “regime warplanes targeted several popular market missiles in the city center of Saraqib, causing civilian casualties and significant damage to the market facilities.”

Sources variously attributed the attack to Russin forces and the Syrian regime.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (11) [ collapse]

  • Image caption translation: "Three civilians were injured due to warplanes targeting missiles targeting Saraqib city in Idlib countryside this morning. Our teams were there with civilians." (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image caption translation: "Three civilians were injured due to warplanes targeting missiles targeting Saraqib city in Idlib countryside this morning. Our teams were there with civilians." (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image caption translation: "Three civilians were injured due to warplanes targeting missiles targeting Saraqib city in Idlib countryside this morning. Our teams were there with civilians." (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image caption translation: "Three wounded, including two children, after warplanes targeted the city of Saraqib, east of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center).
  • Image caption translation: "Three wounded, including two children, after warplanes targeted the city of Saraqib, east of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center).
  • Image caption translation: "Three wounded, including two children, after warplanes targeted the city of Saraqib, east of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center).
  • Image caption translation: "Three wounded, including two children, after warplanes targeted the city of Saraqib, east of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center).
  • Image caption translation: "Three wounded, including two children, after warplanes targeted the city of Saraqib, east of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center).
  • Image caption translation: "Three wounded, including two children, after warplanes targeted the city of Saraqib, east of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center).
  • Image caption translation: "Three wounded, including two children, after warplanes targeted the city of Saraqib, east of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center).
  • Image caption translation: "Three wounded, including two children, after warplanes targeted the city of Saraqib, east of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center).

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Incident Code

R3837

Incident date

August 21, 2019

Location

البشيرية, Al Bashiriya, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were reported killed in airstrikes on Al Bashiriya, Idlib, on August 21st.

One child was initially reported killed, yet as understanding of events unfolded, Jisr Media Center reported that “the death toll of the martyrs in the town of # Bashiriya [rose] to two martyrs after the death of “Abdul Raouf Haj Ibrahim” from his injury.”

The child killed was named Omar Hassan Rashwani by Jisr Media Center.

While initial sources cited three injured, @SyrianCoalition cited “five civilians wounded”. Jisr Media Center named four wounded, one of whom later succumbed to his injuries.

Sources variously attribute the attack to Russian forces and the Syrian regime.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (3)

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–5
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Al-Bashiriya town. (via Jisr Media Center)
  • Syria Civil Defense respond in the aftermath of airstrikes on Al-Bashiriya town. (via Jisr Media Center)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Al-Bashiriya town. (via Jisr Media Center)
  • Syria Civil Defense respond in the aftermath of airstrikes on Al-Bashiriya town. (via Jisr Media Center)

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–5
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Incident Code

R3836

Incident date

August 21, 2019

Location

تل منس , Tal Mnes, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

“Many” were reported wounded in airstrikes on Tal Mnes village, Idlib, on August 21st.

Smart News cited “many wounded” in the attack but did not quantify how many had been injured.

Airwars has set the possible injury range from four to six and is conducting ongoing research.

Other sources reported the targeting of a hospital and substantial damage and evacuation as a result.

Shaam news stated that “Russian warplanes also targeted Al-Rahma Surgical Hospital in the village of Tal Mnes, causing significant material damage in the hospital.

@IdlibPlus later tweeted that “Al-Rahma hospital in Talmens town of Idlib countryside has been discharged due to being targeted by Russian warplanes with airstrikes.

All sources attributed the attack to Russian forces, aside from Edlib Media Center, which attributed the airstrikes to the Syrian regime.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–6
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Image caption translation: "The destruction caused by the regime's warplanes targeted the town of Tal Mnes south of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: "The destruction caused by the regime's warplanes targeted the town of Tal Mnes south of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: "The destruction caused by the regime's warplanes targeted the town of Tal Mnes south of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: "The destruction caused by the regime's warplanes targeted the town of Tal Mnes south of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center)

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

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–6
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Incident Code

R3831

Incident date

August 20, 2019

Location

بنين, Binin, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

One to two civilians were reported killed in airstrikes on Binin, Idlib, on August 20th.

@ShahbaPress tweeted that “two civilians [were] martyred and wounded due to an airstrike by Russian occupation aircraft on the village of Binin south of Idlib.”

Syria Civil Defense stated that “a child and a man were killed and four others were injured, including two women from the same family, as a result of a Russian airstrike on Tuesday, targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin”.

Similarly,  @ShahbaPressreported that “a child and a young man were killed and two women and two men were injured in a new toll due to airstrikes on the town of Binin in the southern countryside of Idlib at dawn on Tuesday.”

All other sources referred to “wounded civilians”, which, according to Edlib Media Center, included children. As understanding of events unfolded, cited figures for injury rose from one, to four to five from the same family.

All sources attributed the attack to Russian forces.

The incident occured around dawn.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 child1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–5
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (16) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (24) [ collapse]

  • Image caption translation: "Syrian Civil Defense managed to extract four civilians who were trapped under the rubble as a result of the Russian warplanes targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin in the southern countryside of Idlib.' (via Macro Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: "Syrian Civil Defense managed to extract four civilians who were trapped under the rubble as a result of the Russian warplanes targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin in the southern countryside of Idlib.' (via Macro Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: "Syrian Civil Defense managed to extract four civilians who were trapped under the rubble as a result of the Russian warplanes targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin in the southern countryside of Idlib.' (via Macro Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: "Syrian Civil Defense managed to extract four civilians who were trapped under the rubble as a result of the Russian warplanes targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin in the southern countryside of Idlib.' (via Macro Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: "Syrian Civil Defense managed to extract four civilians who were trapped under the rubble as a result of the Russian warplanes targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin in the southern countryside of Idlib.' (via Macro Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: "Syrian Civil Defense managed to extract four civilians who were trapped under the rubble as a result of the Russian warplanes targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin in the southern countryside of Idlib.' (via Macro Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: "Syrian Civil Defense managed to extract four civilians who were trapped under the rubble as a result of the Russian warplanes targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin in the southern countryside of Idlib.' (via Macro Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: "Syrian Civil Defense managed to extract four civilians who were trapped under the rubble as a result of the Russian warplanes targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin in the southern countryside of Idlib.' (via Macro Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: "Syrian Civil Defense managed to extract four civilians who were trapped under the rubble as a result of the Russian warplanes targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin in the southern countryside of Idlib.' (via Macro Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: "Syrian Civil Defense managed to extract four civilians who were trapped under the rubble as a result of the Russian warplanes targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin in the southern countryside of Idlib.' (via Macro Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: "Syrian Civil Defense managed to extract four civilians who were trapped under the rubble as a result of the Russian warplanes targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin in the southern countryside of Idlib.' (via Macro Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: "Syrian Civil Defense managed to extract four civilians who were trapped under the rubble as a result of the Russian warplanes targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin in the southern countryside of Idlib.' (via Macro Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: "Syrian Civil Defense managed to extract four civilians who were trapped under the rubble as a result of the Russian warplanes targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin in the southern countryside of Idlib.' (via @IdlibPlus)
  • Image caption translation: "Syrian Civil Defense managed to extract four civilians who were trapped under the rubble as a result of the Russian warplanes targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin in the southern countryside of Idlib.' (via @IdlibPlus)
  • Image caption translation: "Syrian Civil Defense managed to extract four civilians who were trapped under the rubble as a result of the Russian warplanes targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin in the southern countryside of Idlib.' (via @IdlibPlus)
  • Image caption translation: "Syrian Civil Defense managed to extract four civilians who were trapped under the rubble as a result of the Russian warplanes targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin in the southern countryside of Idlib.' (via @IdlibPlus)
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    Image caption translation: "A child and a man were killed and four others were injured, including two women from the same family, as a result of a Russian airstrike on Tuesday, targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin, northwest of Maarat al-Nouman, our teams were there with civilians, where the martyrs were recovered after more than 10 hours of work." (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image caption translation: "A child and a man were killed and four others were injured, including two women from the same family, as a result of a Russian airstrike on Tuesday, targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin, northwest of Maarat al-Nouman, our teams were there with civilians, where the martyrs were recovered after more than 10 hours of work." (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image caption translation: "A child and a man were killed and four others were injured, including two women from the same family, as a result of a Russian airstrike on Tuesday, targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin, northwest of Maarat al-Nouman, our teams were there with civilians, where the martyrs were recovered after more than 10 hours of work." (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image caption translation: "A child and a man were killed and four others were injured, including two women from the same family, as a result of a Russian airstrike on Tuesday, targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin, northwest of Maarat al-Nouman, our teams were there with civilians, where the martyrs were recovered after more than 10 hours of work." (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image caption translation: "A child and a man were killed and four others were injured, including two women from the same family, as a result of a Russian airstrike on Tuesday, targeting the outskirts of the town of Binin, northwest of Maarat al-Nouman, our teams were there with civilians, where the martyrs were recovered after more than 10 hours of work." (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image caption translation: "A child and a young man were killed and two women and two men were injured in a new toll due to airstrikes on the town of Binin in the southern countryside of Idlib at dawn on Tuesday." (via @ShahbaPress)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 child1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–5
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (16) [ collapse]

Incident Code

R3833

Incident date

August 20, 2019

Location

كفرنبل, Kafar Nabil , Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were reported killed in airstrikes on Kafar Nabil, Idlib, on August 20th.

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights stated that “two men” were killed “in Russian airstrikes on the town of Kafar Nabil”.

Meanwhile, Syria.liveuamap reported that “one civilian” perished  “in Kafar Nabil, due to Russian raids.”

Both sources attributed the attack to Russian forces.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1–2 men)
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1–2 men)
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Incident Code

R3832

Incident date

August 20, 2019

Location

حيش, Heesh , Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Two to three civilians were reported killed in airstrikes on Heesh, Idlib, on August 20th.

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights stated that “a man and a child” were killed “as a result of Russian raids on the village of Heesh”. The same source elsewhere reported the death of three in the attack.

Syria.liveuamap documented that “two men and a child were killed in Haysh and Madani village near Kafranbel due to Russian raids.”

All sources attributed the attack to Russian forces.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 3
  • (1 child1–-1 men)
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 3
  • (1 child1–-1 men)
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Incident Code

R3835

Incident date

August 20, 2019

Location

بلدة التح, Al Tah Town, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed in airstrikes on Al Tah Town, Idlib, on August 20th.

Edlib Media Center documented “a martyr and several wounded after the Russian occupation forces targeted the town of Al Tah, south of Idlib, with vacuum missiles.”

Macro Media Center named the civilian killed as Abdul Hadi Qteish.

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also “documented the death of a citizen and the injury of five others”, while other sources cited “several wounded.”

All sources attributed the airstrike to Russian forces.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Incident Code

R3834

Incident date

August 20, 2019

Location

معرة النعمان, Ma`arat Al Nu`man, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were reported killed in airstrikes on Ma`arat Al Nu`man, Idlib, on August 20th.

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights stated that “two men” were killed “in a Russian airstrike on the city of Maaret al-Nu’man”.

Meanwhile, Step News reported “the Russian bombing of a young man and a girl” in Maaret al-Nu’man, and the “extraction [of] four alive people from the rubble, including two children.”

Both sources attributed the attack to Russian forces.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (0–1 children1–2 men)
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (0–1 children1–2 men)
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]