Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3944

Incident date

November 17, 2019

Location

جبل الأربعين, Jabl Arbaeen, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

According to the Syrian Civil Defense, three civilians were reported killed in alleged Russian airstrikes that caused fires on Jabal Al Arbaeen in Idlib governorate, Syria on November 17th 2019.

IdlibPlus said “Three martyrs as a result of the targeting of Russian planes Jebel Arbaeen near the city of Jericho on Sunday morning with 9 air strikes.”

Currently, further details are unavailable.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • 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
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  • SCD volunteers removing bodies of civilians killed in an alleged Russian airstrike on Jabal Al Arbaeen in Idlib.
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    SDC volunteers removing the body of a victim from the rubble in the aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on Jabl Arbaeen on November 17th, 2019 (via @IdlibPlus).

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
  • 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]