Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3867

Incident date

August 28, 2019

Location

سراقب,, Saraqib, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Eight civilians were wounded in an alleged regime or Russian airstrike on a market in Saraqib, local media said.

According to Smart, “On August 28, 2019, eight civilians were injured when regime warplanes bombarded the city of Saraqeb near Idlib in northern Syria. A medical source in the city said that eight civilians were wounded as a result of the aerial bombardment. Local sources said that the regime warplanes were responsible for the bombing”.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported: “Syrian regime fixed- wing warplanes fired missiles on the local market in the middle of Saraqeb city in the eastern suburbs of Idlib governorate, severely damaging several shops and the market’s facilities, on August 28.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    8
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • "Syrian regime fixed- wing warplanes fired missiles on the local market in the middle of Saraqeb city in the eastern suburbs of Idlib governorate, severely damaging several shops and the market’s facilities, on August 28." (via SN4HR)

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

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    8
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]