Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3746

Incident date

July 27, 2019

Location

الحلوبة, Al Halouba, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

A child aged seven was killed in alleged Russian or Syrian strike on the village of Al Halouba, according to local sources.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that the child was killed by fixed-wing warplanes that fired several missiles on the village.

According to Edlib Media Center, another child was wounded.

Several other sources blamed both Russian and Syrian forces for the attack.

No other details are known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Othman Ahmed al-Othman 7 years old male killed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]

Media
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    The child Othman Ahmed al-Othman was killed in an alleged Russian or Syrian airstrikes on Al Halouba on July 27th (via Justice Organization).

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
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]