Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3744

Incident date

July 26, 2019

Location

سراقب, Saraqib, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Alleged Syrian or Russian rockets struck the “Al Haka Market” in the town of Saraqib, killing up to two civilians and wounding up to nine more.

According to Step News, one civilian was killed while Shaam News reported on two. Smart News reported on eight wounded while @SyrianCoalition claimed a total of nine wounded.

Smart News added that the injuries ranged between “moderate to dangerous” and that the wounded were transferred to nearby medical points.

No other details are known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Hikmat Hamdan al-Azzouz Adult male killed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    8–9
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]

Media
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    Hikmat Hamdan al-Azzouz was killed in a rocket attack fired from an alleged Russian or Syrian aircraft on Saraqib on July 26th (via Justice Organization).
  • Video capturing the destruction caused by an alleged Russian or Syrian airstrike on Saraqib on July 26th (via Justice Organization).
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    Video showing the body of Hikmat Hamdan al-Azzouz who was killed in an alleged Syrian or Russian strike on Saraqib on July 26th (via Justice Organization).
  • Aftermath of an alleged Syrian or Russian airstrike on Saraqib on July 26th (via @SyrianCoalition).
  • Aftermath of an alleged Syrian or Russian airstrike on Saraqib on July 26th (via @SyrianCoalition).
  • Aftermath of an alleged Syrian or Russian airstrike on Saraqib on July 26th (via @SyrianCoalition).
  • Aftermath of an alleged Syrian or Russian airstrike on Saraqib on July 26th (via @SyrianCoalition).

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
    1 – 2
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    8–9
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]