Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3852

Incident date

August 26, 2019

Location

كفرسجنة , Kafar Sijna, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two civilian males died in an alleged Russian airstrike on Kafar Sijna, according to local media.

The Step News Agency reported: “Russian warplanes targeted the town of Kafar Sijnain in the southern countryside of Idlib with missiles, killing two people as a toll and injuring a number of wounded.”

According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, “Tareq Ahmad Saed al Din and Mahmoud Ibrahim al Hajji were killed as fixed- wing warplanes we believe were Russian fired missiles on Kafr Sajna village in the southern suburbs of Idlib governorate, on August 26.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men)
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • "Tareq Ahmad Saed al Din and Mahmoud Ibrahim al Hajji were killed as fixed- wing warplanes we believe were Russian fired missiles on Kafr Sajna village in the southern suburbs of Idlib governorate, on August 26." (via SN4HR)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men)
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]