Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3807

Incident date

August 14, 2019

Location

تفتناز, Taftanaz, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Civilians were reported injured in airstrikes on Taftanaz, Idlib, on August 14th.

Edlib Media Center stated that “civilians are injured when warplanes target Taftanaz town north of Idlib with rockets.”

Shaam News also reported injuries as a result of airstrikes in Taftanaz, among reports of casualties in a number of other locations.

One source did not positively attribute blame, while another named both Russian forces and the Syrian regime in reporting the incident.

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
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

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
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]