Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3671

Incident date

July 10, 2019

Location

كنيسة نخلة, Kniset Nakhla (Nakhla church), Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

A single source reported that two civilians were injured in airstrikes on Kniset Nakhla, Idlib, on July 10th.

According to this source, Step News, “two civilians were injured as a result of the bombardment of the helicopter, which targeted the village of Kniset Nakhla (Nakhla Church), east of Jisr al-Shughour city.”

Step News wrote that “two helicopters belonging to the Syrian regime, together with the Russian air force, have been shelling the towns of Jisr al-Shaghur in the western countryside of Idlib in the past few days.”

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]