Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3835

Incident date

August 20, 2019

Location

بلدة التح, Al Tah Town, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed in airstrikes on Al Tah Town, Idlib, on August 20th.

Edlib Media Center documented “a martyr and several wounded after the Russian occupation forces targeted the town of Al Tah, south of Idlib, with vacuum missiles.”

Macro Media Center and Syrian Network for Human Rights named the civilian killed as Abdul Hadi Qteish.

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also “documented the death of a citizen and the injury of five others”, while other sources cited “several wounded.”

All sources attributed the airstrike to Russian forces.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]

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
    5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]