Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3850

Incident date

August 25–26, 2019

Location

بسقلا,, Bsaqla, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Local media reported that three civilians including a woman and a girl died in an alleged Russian airstrike on Bsaqla.

According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, “at least three civilians, including a girl and her mother, were killed as fixed- wing warplanes we believe were Russian fired missiles on Bsaqla village in the southern suburbs of Idlib governorate, on August 26.”

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of an airstrike on Bsaqla, Aug 25th (via Euphrates Post)
  • The aftermath of an airstrike on Bsaqla, Aug 25th (via Euphrates Post)
  • "SNHR: at least three civilians, including a girl and her mother, were killed as fixed- wing warplanes we believe were Russian fired missiles on Bsaqla village in the southern suburbs of Idlib governorate, on August 26." (via SN4HR)
  • The aftermath of an airstrike on Bsaqla, Aug 25th (White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of an airstrike on Bsaqla, Aug 25th (White Helmets)
  • The aftermath of an airstrike on Bsaqla, Aug 25th (White Helmets)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]