Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3786

Incident date

August 11, 2019

Location

كفرنبل, Kafar Nabil, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Five civilians were reported injured from the same family in airstrikes on Kafar Nabil, Idlib, on August 11th.

While an initial report stated that one woman was injured in the airstrike, all later sources indicate that the figure had risen to five as understanding of the events unfolded.

Smart News stated that “the city of Kafar Nabil south of Idlib was raided by Russian warplanes targeting houses, wounding five civilians from one family, including two women and a child, who were taken to a nearby hospital.”

All sources attributed blame to Russia for the airstrike.

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
    5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Image Caption Translation: "Aerial photos show the extent of destruction in Kafar Nabil city of southern Idlib countryside due to being targeted by Russian warplanes by air strike" (via IdlibPlus)
  • Image Caption Translation: "Aerial photos show the extent of destruction in Kafar Nabil city of southern Idlib countryside due to being targeted by Russian warplanes by air strike" (via IdlibPlus)
  • Image Caption Translation: "Aerial photos show the extent of destruction in Kafar Nabil city of southern Idlib countryside due to being targeted by Russian warplanes by air strike" (via IdlibPlus)
  • Image Caption Translation: "Aerial photos show the extent of destruction in Kafar Nabil city of southern Idlib countryside due to being targeted by Russian warplanes by air strike" (via IdlibPlus)

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
    5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (5) [ collapse]