Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

ISSY-270519

Incident date

May 27, 2019

Location

القنيطرة, Quneitra, Syria

Airwars assessment

At least one soldier was killed and another was wounded in alleged Israeli strikes on the Quneitra countryside on May 27, 2019.

According to the Syrian Arab News Agency, “at 09.10 p.m., the Israeli enemy targeted one of the Syrian military sites to the east of Khan Arnabeh in Quneitra countryside. The source added that the Israeli aggression claimed the life of one soldier and injured another one.”

RT quoted “Earlier in the day, Syrian anti-aircraft fire was directed at an Israeli military aircraft that was flying in the north of the country and the Syrian anti-aircraft shell fell inside Syria,” IDF spokesman Avichay Adrei wrote in Twitter.”

The incident occured at 21:10:00 local time.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Military
  • Suspected target
    Assad regime
  • Belligerents reported killed
    1
  • Belligerents reported injured
    1–10

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Israeli Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Israeli Military
  • Israeli Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Military
  • Suspected target
    Assad regime
  • Belligerents reported killed
    1
  • Belligerents reported injured
    1–10

Sources (3) [ collapse]