Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3717

Incident date

July 22, 2019

Location

ركايا سجنة, Rakaya Sinja, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

A single source claimed that a civilian was killed and others injured, some seriously, when alleged Russian warplanes struck Rakaya Sjana and Ma’ra al-Nu’man with rockets.

Several missiles allegedly struck the town market and residential areas.

Another source reported the incident but did not cite civilian harm, naming both Russian forces and the Syrian regime in reporting a number of airstrikes in multiple locations, including Rakaya Sjana.

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
    1
  • 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 attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ 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
    1
  • 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 attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]