Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3914

Incident date

November 7, 2019

Location

مشمشان, Mishmishan, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Up to two children were reported killed and between four and seven civilians were injured in an alleged Russian forces or Syrian regime forces airstrike on Mishmishan in Jisr al Shoghour, Idlib – Syria on November 7th, 2019 according to local sources. It was reported that four civilians of the same family were among the injured.

According to Syrian Civil Defense, a member of the team recovered bodies of two children of his relatives after the attack.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1–2 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–7
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • SCD members recovering bodies of civilians killed in an alleged Russian or Syrian regime forces attack on Jisr Al Shoghour on November 7th, 2019 (via SCD)
  • A SCD member recovering bodies of civilians killed in an alleged Russian or Syrian regime forces attack on Jisr Al Shoghour on November 7th, 2019 (via SCD)
  • SCD members recovering bodies of civilians killed in an alleged Russian or Syrian regime forces attack on Jisr Al Shoghour on November 7th, 2019 (via SCD)
  • SCD members recovering bodies of civilians killed in an alleged Russian or Syrian regime forces attack on Jisr Al Shoghour on November 7th, 2019 (via SCD)
  • Haitham Assaleh, SCD volunteer injured with members of his family in an alleged Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrike on Mishmishan in Idlib on November 7th 2019 according to local sources. (via SCD)
  • SCD volunteer moving a child after an alleged Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrike on Mishmishan in Idlib on November 7th 2019. (via Syrian coalition).

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
    1 – 2
  • (1–2 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–7
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]