Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3879

Incident date

October 18, 2019

Location

Rakaya and Naqir, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Alleged Russian warplanes launched air and artillery strikes targeting the villages of Rakaya and Naqir, Idlib governorate, on October 18th 2019, as reported by Shaam Network.

Step Agency adds that in total ‘about 60 rockets and artillery shells’ landed in the governorate of Idlib, which left an unspecified amount of ‘civilians dead and wounded’.

Currently, more information is unavailable to Airwars.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]