Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3844

Incident date

August 22, 2019

Location

تل منس , Tal Mnes, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were reported killed in airstrikes on Tal Mnes, Idlib, on August 22nd.

Shaam News cited the death of two civilians, including a child, in Tal Mnes as a result of Russian and Syrian regime military action in a number of locations, including Tal Mnes.

Halab Today stated that “a child and a man were killed by aerial bombardment of regime warplanes with explosive barrels on the town of Tal Mnesin the southern countryside of Idlib.”

No other information is known at this time.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child1 man)
  • 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 (2) [ 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
    2
  • (1 child1 man)
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]