Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3202

Incident date

April 11, 2018

Location

قرية الشيخ مصطفى, Al Sheikh Mustafa, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Russian forces launched a destructive bombing campaign on the village of Sheik Mustafa, according to local sources, however no civilians were reported killed, though the Shaam News Network said there were a “number of wounded”.

The Syrian Civil Defense said more than seven airstrikes fell on the town of Sheikh Mustaf and Naqir. This included one cluster bomb although its location is unconfirmed.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (8) [ collapse]

  • Large destruction in the village of Sheikh Mustafa countryside Idlib as a result of the bombing of the Russian occupation.
  • The Russian warplanes renewed air raids on the town of "Sheikh Mustafa" resulted in the mass destruction of buildings (via RFS, April 2018)
  • The Russian warplanes renewed air raids on the town of "Sheikh Mustafa" resulted in the mass destruction of buildings (via RFS, April 2018)
  • The Russian warplanes renewed air raids on the town of "Sheikh Mustafa" resulted in the mass destruction of buildings (via RFS, April 2018)
  • The Russian warplanes renewed air raids on the town of "Sheikh Mustafa" resulted in the mass destruction of buildings (via RFS, April 2018)
  • More than seven Russian air strikes , one of them a cluster bomb, hit the homes of civilians (via Syrian Civil Defense, April 2018)
  • More than seven Russian air strikes , one of them a cluster bomb, hit the homes of civilians (via Syrian Civil Defense, April 2018)
  • More than seven Russian air strikes , one of them a cluster bomb, hit the homes of civilians (via Syrian Civil Defense, April 2018)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]