Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3701

Incident date

July 17, 2019

Location

Several towns in Idlib, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Shaam News reported airstrikes and artillery shelling on a number of locations in Idlib on July 17th.

According to this source, “Russian military aircraft carried out heavy air raids on the cities and towns of Khan Sheikhun, Jisr al-Shughur, Habayt, Tirmala, Kafrain, Kefersgana, Rakaya, Wadi Arenabah, Baarba and Hazarin areas, causing a number of civilian casualties. The towns of Baddama and al-Najia in the western countryside were shelled by the Assad forces.”

Airwars has set a possible injury range of 2 to 12 for this event – and is conducting ongoing research.

No other information is known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–12
  • Airwars grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]

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

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–12
  • Airwars grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]