Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3830

Incident date

August 19, 2019

Location

كفرنبل, Kafar Nabil, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

One to two civilians were reported killed in airstrikes on Kafar Nabil, Idlib, on August 19th.

Local Coordination Committee for Syria documented “a martyr and a number of wounded [..] due to the shelling of Russian warplanes on the city of Kafar Nabil in the southern countryside of Idlib.”

Macro Media Center also reported, “a martyr and a number of wounded as a result of the bombing of Russian warplanes with vacuum missiles.”

Meanwhile, Step News cited the “death of two in Kafar Nabil.”

Sources predominantly attributed the attack to Russian forces, however, two sources named both Russian forces and the Syrian regime in reports of the incident.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (7) [ 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

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]