Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3824

Incident date

August 18, 2019

Location

معرة حرمة, Ma`arat Horma, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

One unnamed civilian was reported killed at Ma`arat Horma on August 18th during the ongoing assault on rebel held areas by Russia in support of the regime.

Shaam News reported the death of one civilian at the hands of suspected Russian aircraft at Ma’arat Horma – giving the date as August 18th. Two named civilians had also been killed in the town the previous day.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]