Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3326

Incident date

September 4, 2018

Location

كفردين, Kafridin, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were reported killed and three others injured in alleged Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrikes on Kafridin in Idlib, Syria on September 4th, 2018.

Fresh-syria news reported that “a number of civilians were martyred and others were injured today, Tuesday, as a result of the Russian aggression targeting with airstrikes the village of Kafridin, west of the city of Jisr al-Shughour in Idlib countryside, according to our correspondent.”

Also Edlib Media Center said “The Russian occupation warplane carried out a horrific massacre after shelling several neighborhoods of the city of Jisr al-Shughour in the western countryside of Idlib by several air strikes on Tuesday. []The reporter added that two people were killed and others wounded by similar shelling on the town of Kfardin west of Jisr al-Shughour.”

@hozaifadahmaan tweeted Martyrs, wounded and trapped under the rubble as a result of Russian warplanes targeting the village of Kafridin with an air strike in western Idlib.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (17) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • The moment an airstrike hit Kafdin, 4th Sept 2018. (via Sputnik)
  • SCD responding to airstrikes on Kafridin in Idlib, Syria on Sep 4th, 2018 (via SCD Lattakia).
  • SCD volunteers rescuing civilians after airstrikes on Kafridin in Idlib on Sep 4th, 2018 (via Bassam Fizo)
  • SCD responding to airstrikes on Kafridin in Idlib, Syria on Sep 4th, 2018 (via SCD Lattakia).
  • Destruction caused by airstrikes on Kafridin in Idlib, Syria on Sep 4th, 2018 (via SCD Lattakia).

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
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (17) [ collapse]