Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3928

Incident date

November 12, 2019

Location

شنان, Shannan, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Three civilians, including a woman, were killed and nine civilians, including five children and two women, were injured in alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th, 2019, according to local sources.

Idlib Plus reported that “three civilians, including a woman, were killed and nine others, including five children and two women, were injured as a result of Russian warplanes bombing civilian houses in Shannan village”. The director of the Civil Defense Center in the village, Subhi Ibrahim, told Smart News Agency the same numbers, and spoke of “two simultaneous raids”.

MMC identified Mousa Deeb Al Mousa as one of the killed civilians.

Syrian Civil Defence teams were able to rescue two children and a woman from underneath the rubble, according to the SCD on Facebook.

The incident occured in the afternoon.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 woman2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    9
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (29) [ collapse]

  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan on November 12th, 2019 (via@Mohmad_rasheed).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan on November 12th, 2019 (via@Mohmad_rasheed).
  • Footage of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan on November 12th, 2019 (via UMC).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via MMC on Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via MMC on Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via MMC on Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via MMC on Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via MMC on Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via MMC on Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via MMC on Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via MMC on Facebook).
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    Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via MMC on Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via MMC on Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via MMC on Facebook).
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via MMC on Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via MMC on Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via MMC on Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via MMC on Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via MMC on Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via EMC on Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via EMC on Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via EMC on Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via EMC on Facebook).
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via @IdlibPlus).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via @IdlibPlus).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via @IdlibPlus).
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via @IdlibPlus).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan, Idlib governorate, on November 12th 2019 (via @SyrianCoalition).
  • Rafif and Salama Al Ibrahim were rescued in alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Shannan on November 12th, 2019. According to the Syrian Civil Defence, their father was able to save Salama, while SCD forces spent over 1,5 hours to rescue her brother from underneath the rubble (via SCD on Facebook).

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
    3
  • (1 woman2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    9
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]