Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3868

Incident date

August 29, 2019

Location

التح, Al Tah, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Three civilians – a woman and her two sons (one of whom was a child) died in an alleged Russian airstrike on Al Tah, local media reported.

According to the Shaam News Network, “Russian warplanes targeted al-Tah town in the southern countryside of Idlib, leaving three martyrs, a mother and two of her sons, as they attempted to enter the town at night to remove part of their belongings that they left behind”.

Edlib Media Centre also said three civilians died but it said that they were two men and one woman.

According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, Russian forces killed two brothers and their mother in al Tah village in Idlib. The child Adel Abdul Rahman Fahd al Barrouk and his brother Hamoud were killed along with their mother Amna al Sultan as fixed- wing warplanes we believe were Russian fired missiles on al Tah village in the southern suburbs of Idlib governorate, on August 29.”

Smart reported  “three dead and two wounded from one family”.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (3)

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • "The child Adel Abdul Rahman Fahd al Barrouk and his brother Hamoud were killed along with their mother Amna al Sultan as fixed- wing warplanes we believe were Russian fired missiles on al Tah village in the southern suburbs of Idlib governorate, on August 29." (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
    3
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]