Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3950

Incident date

November 22, 2019

Location

مرعيان, Mareyan, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

A child and his father were reported killed, while his mother injured in an alleged Russian forces airstrike on Mareyan in Idlib, Syria on November 22nd, 2019.

The Syrian Human Rights Committee identified the names the two victims as Basel Hazarini and Talha Basel Hazarini (his son).

According to the Step News Agency, “A man and a child were killed and a woman was injured on Friday [Nov 22nd] after Russian warplanes targeted the town of Mareyan in the southern countryside of Idlib with vacuum missiles.”

The Shaam News Network reported: “Local sources said that the Russian occupation aircraft targeted several missiles in the village of Marian, hit an apartment house, killing a man and one of his sons, and lifted his wife from the rubble alive.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • A child and his dad killed, and his mother injured in the Russian airstrike on Mrayan in Idlib (via @ShahbaPress).
  • The child and his father killed in the airstrike (via Shaam).
  • Via MMC

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
    2
  • (1 child1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]