Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3962

Incident date

November 26, 2019

Location

ابلين, Ibleen, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

One man was wounded in an alleged Russia or regime airstrike on Ibleen, according to local media.

The White Helmets reported: “A man was injured Tuesday morning [Nov 26th] as a result of shelling with explosive barrels by helicopters belonging to Assad forces, targeting the outskirts of Ablin village in Idlib countryside.”

All sources but one blamed regime barrel bombs, however, the Shaam News Network said that Russia also carried out “intensive and violent air raids” targeting cities and towns in Idlib – including Iblenn – on this day.

 

The incident occured in the morning.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • An alleged regime barrel bombs hits Ibleen on Noc 26th (via MMC)
  • An alleged regime barrel bombs hits Ibleen on Noc 26th (via MMC)
  • An alleged regime barrel bombs hits Ibleen on Noc 26th (via MMC)
  • The White Helmets inspect the site of an alleged regime barrel bombing in Ibleen, Nov 26th (via White Helmets)

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
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]