Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3650

Incident date

July 2, 2019

Location

خان شيخون, Khan Sheikhoun, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

A single source reported three civilians killed, and six injured, in an airstrike on Khan Sheikhoun, Idlib, on July 2nd.

According to Syrian Coalition News, “three civilians were killed and six others, including three children and a woman, were wounded in the attack on the city of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib province by the regime’s allies Russia.”

No other information is known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • Civilians reported injured
    6
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • Civilians reported injured
    6
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]