Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3725

Incident date

July 23, 2019

Location

خان شيخون, Khan Sheihkhoun, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

A single source reported that a Russian military aircraft conducted heavy air raids accompanied with heavy shelling and artillery shelling on the cities and towns of Ma’arat al-Nu’man, Khan Shaykhoun, Tallakan, Kanda, Hamediyah, Deir Snabal, Jabala, Bassamis, Sahihan, Hayish, Najeej and Ma’ar Zeita.

According to the source, this resulted in one civilian death in all of Ma’arat al-Nu’man, Khan Sheikhoun and Jabala, but did not provide more details other than that “others were also injured in other areas”.

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
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ 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
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]