Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3714

Incident date

July 21, 2019

Location

كفرنبل, Kafar Nabil, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

A woman was killed and two civilians were reported injured in airstrikes on Kafar Nabil, Idlib, on July 21st .

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that a woman was killed in the attack while Smart News cited “two wounded by regime forces rocket-propelled grenade launchers from its sites north of Hamam, on the city of Kafar Nabil, south Idlib.”

Smart News also reported “destroyed houses and shops in the city of Kafar Nabil, south of Idlib province, following the aerial bombardment of the Syrian regime forces over the residential areas in the city, causing damage to houses and property.”

Three other sources documented the attack, but did not report civilian harm.

Sources attributed the attack to both the Syrian regime and Russian forces.

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
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Image Caption: "Image showing remnants of a barrel bomb was dropped by Syrian regime forces helicopters on the middle of Kafranbel city in Idlib governorate southern suburbs, on July 21." (via Syrian Network for Human Rights)

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
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]