Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3750

Incident date

July 27, 2019

Location

خان شيخون, Khan Sheikhoun, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

A single source claimed that an unknown number of people was killed in a cluster bomb explosion which was allegedly left from a Russian airstrike on Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib. The source did report a date for the incident but published the information on July 27th.

No other details are known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 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 – 2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]