Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3907

Incident date

November 6, 2019

Location

جسر الشغور, Jisr Al Shughour, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were killed and seven wounded by alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr al Shughour, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019, according to local sources.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) reported that Al Tharaya Mosque was targeted, as well as the headquarters of the Syrian Civil Defence in Al Janoubi neighbourhood and Ali Bin Abi Taleb School.

The Syrian Civil Defence reported that besides their Sector Command Center, the Women’s Civil Defence building and the ammunition removal building were also damaged. Smart News Agency added the targeting of a hospital and civilian houses. IdlibPlus wrote that a dispensary and two schools were hit.

Jisr Media Center published the names of one killed civilian and seven wounded civilian males. SN4HR later added that Omar Zaki from Bashlamoon village was also killed.

MMC reported that the airstrikes were carried out by SU-24 warplanes of the Syrian regime. Other sources, such as @ShahbaPress and Euphrates Post reported that the Russian forces were responsible for the airstrikes.

 

The incident occured in the morning.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    7
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (25) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (23) [ collapse]

  • Photo of the aftermath of alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via @ShahbaPress).
  • Photo of Syrian Civil Defence volunteer helping a woman and child in the aftermath of alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via JMC on Facebook).
  • Photo of Syrian Civil Defence volunteers in the aftermath of alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via JMC on Facebook).
  • Photo of Syrian Civil Defence volunteers in the aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via JMC on Facebook).
  • Photo of Syrian Civil Defence volunteers in the aftermath of alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via JMC on Facebook).
  • Photo of Syrian Civil Defence volunteer helping a woman and child in the aftermath of alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via JMC on Facebook).
  • Photo of the aftermath of alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via JMC).
  • Photo of a Syrian Civil Defence volunteer in the aftermath of alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via JMC).
  • Photo of a Syrian Civil Defence volunteer in the aftermath of alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via JMC).
  • Photo of Syrian Civil Defence volunteers helping a wounded man in the aftermath of alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via JMC).
  • Photo of the aftermath of alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via JMC).
  • Photo of a Syrian Civil Defence volunteer in the aftermath of alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via JMC).
  • Photo of Syrian Civil Defence volunteers helping a wounded man in the aftermath of alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via JMC).
  • Photo of a Syrian Civil Defence volunteer in the aftermath of alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via JMC).
  • Photo of the aftermath of alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via IdlibPlus).
  • Photo of the aftermath of alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via IdlibPlus).
  • Photo of the aftermath of alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via IdlibPlus).
  • Photo of the aftermath of alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via IdlibPlus).
  • Photo of the aftermath of alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via SN4HR).
  • Damaged property after alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via SCD on Facebook).
  • Damaged property after alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via SCD on Facebook).
  • Damaged property after alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via SCD on Facebook).
  • Damaged property after alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jisr Al Shughur, Idlib governorate, on November 6th, 2019 (via Euphrates Post on Facebook).

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

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    7
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (25) [ collapse]