Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3869a

Incident date

August 31, 2019

Location

جبالا, Jbala, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were alleged killed by Syrian or Russian airstrikes on Jbala village in Idlib.

According to Macro Media Center and the Syrian Network for Human Rights, Syrian regime forces shelled Jbala using heavy artillery. Shaam News attributed blame to the Russian forces as well.

No other details are known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]