Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3720

Incident date

July 22, 2019

Location

كفرنبل, Kafar Nabil

Airwars assessment

Alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes struck Kafar Nabil, killed a civilian and injured others.

Shaam News described the attack as “indiscriminate shelling” and reported the use of “high-explosive missiles”.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights attributed blame to the Syrian regime and reported that Khaled Yasser al Othman, a second year student at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, was killed by one of the missiles.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Khaled Yasser al Othman Adult male killed

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 attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Khaled Yasser al Othman, a second year student at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, was killed by an alleged Syrian airstrike on Kafar Nabil on July 22nd (via Syrian Network for Human Rights).

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

  • 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 attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]