Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3630

Incident date

June 26, 2019

Location

المزارع المحيطة بمدينة ادلب,, farms surrounding the city Idlib, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Local sources reported varying numbers of civilians were killed and wounded when  airstrikes struck the outskirts of Idlib.

According to Macro Media, three civilians were killed in the raid.

Shabab Al Latamina, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and Ariha Today reported a higher death toll of four civilian fatalities. Syrian Observatory for Human Rights added that they were displaced. According to Ariha Today, three men and a woman were killed and two children and a man were wounded.

Shabab Al Latamina blamed the Syrian regime for the attack, while Step News reported that the air- and artillery strikes were carried out by the Russian and Syrian regime combined.

Local Coordination Committee of Syria put the death toll at six civilians killed while Syria Liveua Map reported as many as eight civilians were killed.

Several of these sources reported the use of rockets.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Zahraa Ahmed Sharif Al Halabi Age unknown female killed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 8
  • (1 woman3 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (15) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Syrian Civil Defense teams at the scene after an airstrike struck Idlib province on June 26th (via Syrian Civil Defense).
  • Syrian Civil Defense teams carrying one of the victims of an airstrike struck Idlib province on June 26th (via Syrian Civil Defense).
  • Syrian Civil Defense teams carrying one of the victims of an airstrike struck Idlib province on June 26th (via Syrian Civil Defense).
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    Syrian Civil Defense teams carrying the body of one of the victims of an airstrike struck Idlib province on June 26th (via Syrian Civil Defense).

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

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 8
  • (1 woman3 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (15) [ collapse]