Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3955

Incident date

November 24, 2019

Location

معارة النعسان, Maarat Naasan, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Three civilians including a child were reported killed and up to five others injured in an alleged Russian or regime airstrike on Ma’arat AlNaasan in Idlib, on November 24th 2019, according to local sources.

The Syrian Civil Defense said the six civilians are from one family and named the killed ones: Reema Ramadan, aged 60, Mohamed Omar Ramadan aged 40 and Mustafa Ramadan aged 14. The airstrike also injured Radwan Ramadan aged 35, Ahmed Ramadan aged 20 and Walid Ramadan aged 20 as well. The Civil Defense said that civilian homes had been targeted.

According to the Step News Agency, “Russian aircraft bombed the center of Ma’arat al-Naasan in the eastern countryside of Idlib with with vacuum missiles, killing three civilians and wounding two others seriously.”

The Syrian Network for Human Rights said: “At least three civilians, including a child and a woman, were killed as fixed- wing warplanes we believe were Russian fired missiles on the vicinity of Ma’aret al Na’san village in the northern suburbs of Idlib governorate, on November 24, 2019.”

 

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (6)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–5
  • 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 (19) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (12) [ collapse]

  • Civilian saving a sheep after alleged Russian airstrike on Maarat Al Naasan in Idlib (via SMART)
  • Aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Maarat AlNaasan in Idlib (via SCD)
  • Aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Maarat AlNaasan in Idlib (via SCD)
  • Aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Maarat AlNaasan in Idlib (via SCD)
  • Aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Maarat AlNaasan in Idlib (via SCD)
  • Aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Maarat AlNaasan in Idlib (via SCD)
  • Aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Maarat AlNaasan in Idlib (via SCD)
  • Aftermath of the alleged Russian airstrike on Ma'arat Al Naasan (via Shaam)
  • The site that was allegedly targeted by a Russian airstirke in Maarat Al Naasan (via Shaam).

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
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–5
  • 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 (19) [ collapse]