Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3838

Incident date

August 21, 2019

Location

سراقب, Saraqib, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Three civilians were reported injured in airstrikes on Saraqib, Idlib, on August 21st.

Syria Civil Defense and Edlib Media Center documented “three wounded, including two children, after warplanes targeted the city of Saraqib, east of Idlib with rockets.”

Shaam News stated that “regime warplanes targeted several popular market missiles in the city center of Saraqib, causing civilian casualties and significant damage to the market facilities.”

Sources variously attributed the attack to Russin forces and the Syrian regime.

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
    3
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (11) [ collapse]

  • Image caption translation: "Three civilians were injured due to warplanes targeting missiles targeting Saraqib city in Idlib countryside this morning. Our teams were there with civilians." (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image caption translation: "Three civilians were injured due to warplanes targeting missiles targeting Saraqib city in Idlib countryside this morning. Our teams were there with civilians." (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image caption translation: "Three civilians were injured due to warplanes targeting missiles targeting Saraqib city in Idlib countryside this morning. Our teams were there with civilians." (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image caption translation: "Three wounded, including two children, after warplanes targeted the city of Saraqib, east of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center).
  • Image caption translation: "Three wounded, including two children, after warplanes targeted the city of Saraqib, east of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center).
  • Image caption translation: "Three wounded, including two children, after warplanes targeted the city of Saraqib, east of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center).
  • Image caption translation: "Three wounded, including two children, after warplanes targeted the city of Saraqib, east of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center).
  • Image caption translation: "Three wounded, including two children, after warplanes targeted the city of Saraqib, east of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center).
  • Image caption translation: "Three wounded, including two children, after warplanes targeted the city of Saraqib, east of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center).
  • Image caption translation: "Three wounded, including two children, after warplanes targeted the city of Saraqib, east of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center).
  • Image caption translation: "Three wounded, including two children, after warplanes targeted the city of Saraqib, east of Idlib with rockets." (via Edlib Media Center).

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
    3
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]