Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3864

Incident date

August 28, 2019

Location

التمانعة, Al Tamani’a, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian reportedly died in an alleged Russian or regime strike on Al Tamani’a.

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, ” a civilian was killed due to a Russian bombardment that targeted the farms of Al-Taman’aa town south of Idlib”.

Edlib Media Centre said that a man died in a Russian airstrike.

The Shaam News Network noted: “Russian and Assad warplanes and helicopters launched dozens of airstrikes accompanied by very heavy artillery and rocket shelling targeting the cities and towns [of Idlib]….[resulting] in a martyr in Al Tamani’a”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike, Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • 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 (3) [ 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, Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • 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 (3) [ collapse]