Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3809

Incident date

August 14, 2019

Location

كفرسجنة, Kafar Sijna, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed in airstrikes on Kafar Sijna, Idlib, on August 14th.

Edlib Media Center stated that “one person [was] martyred in Kafar Sijna town after warplane raids on the town this morning.”

Meanwhile, Syrian Network for Human Rights stated that “Ahmad al Eisa was killed as Syrian regime warplanes fired missiles on Kafr Sajna village in the southern suburbs of Idlib governorate, on August 15, 2019.”

Three other sources also cited “others injured” in the incident.

Sources variously attributed the attack to both Russian forces and the Syrian regime.

The incident occured in the morning.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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 (6) [ 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
    1
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]