Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3649

Incident date

July 2, 2019

Location

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

Airwars assessment

Three civilians were reported injured, including a child, in airstrikes on Ma’aret Al Nu’man, Idlib, on July 2nd.

Syrian Coalition News stated that “activists said that three people were injured, including a child, this morning in the bombing of Maarat al-Nu’man in rural Idlib”, and named Russian forces and the Syrian regime in reporting the incident.

Three other sources reported the airstrike, but did not positively attribute blame.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Image caption translation: "Three civilians, including a child, were wounded by an air strike that targeted the town of Ma'arat al-Nu'man this morning" (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image caption translation: "Three civilians, including a child, were wounded by an air strike that targeted the town of Ma'arat al-Nu'man this morning" (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image caption translation: "Three civilians, including a child, were wounded by an air strike that targeted the town of Ma'arat al-Nu'man this morning" (via Syria 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
    Unknown
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]