Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3859

Incident date

August 27, 2019

Location

تل منس , Tal Mnes, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian died in an alleged Russian or regime airstrike on Tal Mnes, according to local media.

Step reported: “Russian warplanes and helicopters targeted all the towns of the southern and south eastern Idlib countryside with barrels, killing…one civilian in Tal Mnes”.

Justice Organisation blamed the regime for the death of Abdul Ilah Al-Taban. The victim was named as an Imam. @abuhuzaifa_  noted that he was “a man of good morals and loved by the people of his village and was one of the first rebels against the Assad regime”.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported further details on the victim: “Sheikh Abdul Elah Mustafa al Thu’ban has a bachelor’s degree in Sharia, and was a teacher of Islamic education in Talmennes High School for boys in Talmennes town”.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Abdul Ilah Al-Taban Adult male killed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 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 (10) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of a strike on Tal Mnes, Aug 27th (via EMC)
  • The aftermath of a strike on Tal Mnes, Aug 27th (via EMC)
  • The aftermath of a strike on Tal Mnes, Aug 27th (via EMC)
  • The aftermath of a strike on Tal Mnes, Aug 27th (via EMC)
  • The aftermath of a strike on Tal Mnes, Aug 27th (via EMC)
  • More scenes following the strike on Tal Mnes on Aug 27th.

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
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 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 (10) [ collapse]