Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3791

Incident date

August 12, 2019

Location

حيش, Heesh, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Five civilians were reported injured in airstrikes in Heesh, Idlib, on August 12th.

Orient News stated that “four men and a child” were injured in Heesh “as a result of aerial bombardment by Assad’s warplanes on the area”.

Shaam News also documented “wounded civilians” in a number of locations, including Heesh, after “Russian and regime warplanes and helicopters launched air strikes accompanied by very heavy artillery and rocket shelling.”

No other information is known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ 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

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]