Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3894

Incident date

October 31, 2019

Location

Haas, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

One to three civilians died and four more were wounded in alleged Russian airstrikes on Haas, according to local media.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported: “Ayyoub al Younes was killed as fixed- wing warplanes we believe were Russian fired missiles on Hass village in the southern suburbs of Idlib governorate, while he was aiding the injured of previous bombing by the same forces on the village, on October 31.”

However, according to the White Helmets, “two men were killed and four others were injured in airstrikes by Russian warplanes targeting the houses of civilians in Hass town west of Maaret al-Nouman in Edlib countryside”.

The Shaam News Network said three civilians died.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • The White Helmets attend the scene of an alleged Russian airstrike in Haas, Oct 31st (via White Helmets)
  • The White Helmets attend the scene of an alleged Russian airstrike in Haas, Oct 31st (via White Helmets)
  • The White Helmets attend the scene of an alleged Russian airstrike in Haas, Oct 31st (via White Helmets)

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
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]