Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3842

Incident date

August 22, 2019

Location

كفرنبل, Kafar Nabil, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were reported wounded in airstrikes on Kafar Nabil, Idlib, on August 22nd.

Syria.liveuamap stated that “several civilians were injured as a result of air strikes targeting the city of Kafar Nabil, south of Idlib.”

Edlib Media Center also documented “civilians wounded due to the regime’s warplanes’ rocket launchers targeting Kafar Nabil city south of Idlib.”

Meanwhile, Smart News Agency reported two wounded in the incident.

Sources variously attributed the attack to Russian 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
    2
  • 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 (5) [ 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
    Unknown
  • 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
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (5) [ collapse]