Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3775

Incident date

August 6, 2019

Location

بلدات متعددة في ادلب, Several towns in Idlib, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Shaam News reported that “Russian and regime warplanes and helicopters launched dozens of airstrikes accompanied by fierce rocket and artillery shelling that targeted the cities and towns of Khan Sheikhoun, Ma`arat al-Nu’man, Mozarah, Kfar Awayed, al-Rakaya, al-Tamanah, Kafar sijna, A`bdeen, Madayyah, Tabayish, al-Muntar, al-Hubeit, Tahtaya, Hayesh, Sheikh Damis and Umm Zaytuna. In Khan Sheikhoun, three martyrs were killed and many others were injured in the other targeted areas.”

Airwars has set a possible injury range of 2 to 12 for this event – and is conducting ongoing research.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–12
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]

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
    3
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–12
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]