Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3640

Incident date

June 27, 2019

Location

معرة النعمان, Ma’aret Al Nu’man, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Four civilians were reported wounded in airstrikes on Ma’aret Al Nu’man, Idlib, on June 27th.

Significant damage to property was reported as a result of the incident.

Syria Civil Defense alleged “three air strikes targeting the town of Ma’arat al-Nu’man in the village of Idlib, resulting in the injury of four civilians, and material damage to houses and property.”

While @SyrianCoalition named both Russian forces and the Syrian regime in reporting the incident, four sources did not positively attribute blame.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (9) [ collapse]

  • Caption translation: "Injured 4 civilians and significant damage to their property, as a result of the terrorism of the Assad regime and # Russia by air bombing on the city of Maarat al-Nu'man in rural Idlib" (via @SyrianCoalition)
  • Image caption translation: "Three air strikes targeting the town of Ma'arat al-Nu'man in the village of Idlib, which resulted in the injury of four civilians and material damage to houses and property." (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image caption translation: "Photos The effects of the destruction caused by the bombing of the military aircraft city of Ma'arat al-Nu'man south of Idlib." (via Edlib Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: "Photos The effects of the destruction caused by the bombing of the military aircraft city of Ma'arat al-Nu'man south of Idlib." (via Edlib Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: "Photos The effects of the destruction caused by the bombing of the military aircraft city of Ma'arat al-Nu'man south of Idlib." (via Edlib Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: Civilian casualties caused by the targeting of military aircraft A residential neighborhood in Ma'arat al-Nu'man." (via @IdlibPlus)
  • Image caption translation: Civilian casualties caused by the targeting of military aircraft A residential neighborhood in Ma'arat al-Nu'man." (via @IdlibPlus)
  • Image caption translation: Civilian casualties caused by the targeting of military aircraft A residential neighborhood in Ma'arat al-Nu'man." (via @IdlibPlus)
  • Image caption translation: Civilian casualties caused by the targeting of military aircraft A residential neighborhood in Ma'arat al-Nu'man." (via @IdlibPlus)

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
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]