Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3733

Incident date

July 24, 2019

Location

خان السبل, Khan Al Sobul, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

A local sources reported that 20 civilians, including three children and four women, were injured when Russia and the Syrian regime conducted airstrikes on cities and towns of Khan Sheikhan, Ma’arat al-Nu’man, Deir al-Sharqi and Um al-Sair, Jabal al-Arbaeen, Ma’sibin, al-Qasabiyah, Mar’and, Tannnah and Khan al-Sobull.

Baladi News reported that in a special statement, Abdul Rahman Imad al-Din, the head of the local council of the town of Khan Al Sobul claimed that Russian warplanes  bombed the local bakery and surrounding houses with six missiles fired in one airstrike at four o’clock in the afternoon. He added that the bakery went out of service due to the damage that was caused. Several of employees were reported injured.

According to Smart News, a total of two civilians were was wounded.

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
    2–20
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]

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
    2–20
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]