Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3882

Incident date

October 20, 2019

Location

Idlib governorate, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was killed and another wounded in alleged Russian airstrikes targeting the perimeter of the villages of Kafrnabal, Amreya, Kafarsijnah, Maarat Harmah, Ma’rzita, Mukha and Sheikh Dams in Idlib governorate, according to local sources.

@SyrianCoalition wrote that 11 airstrikes targeted 9 areas in Southern Idlib, in addition to 55 artillery shells.

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
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Volunteers of the Syrian Civil Defence forces helping a wounded man after alleged Russian airstrikes in Idlib province on October 20th, 2019 (via @SyrianCoalition).
  • Volunteer of the Syrian Civil Defence forces on a site of alleged Russian airstrikes in Idlib province on October 20th, 2019 (via @SyrianCoalition).
  • Volunteers of the Syrian Civil Defence rushing to a site of alleged Russian airstrikes in Idlib province on October 20th, 2019 (via @SyrianCoalition).

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
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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]