Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3951

Incident date

November 22, 2019

Location

Fatira village, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were reported killed and others injured in an alleged Russian airstrike on Al Fatira village in Idlib, Syria, on November 22nd 2019, according to local sources.

The Step News Agency reported that “two civilians were killed after Russian planes targeted Al-Fatira village south of Idlib with missiles”.

The Smart News Agency reported: “A man mourned the destruction of his home as a result of the shelling.Russian warplanes launched two raids on the village of al-Fatira, near Kafranbel district near Idlib in the north of the country, on Friday, November 22, 2019, killing two men and destroying civilian houses and shops.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    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 (5) [ collapse]

  • Man crying after his house was demolished in an alleged Russian airstrike on Al Fatira in Idlib (via SMART)
  • Aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Al Fatira in Idlib.
  • Aftermath of the alleged Russian airstrike on Al Fatira village (via Shaam).

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
  • 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]