Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3973

Incident date

December 2, 2019

Location

سراقب, Saraqib, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed, and five others injured in an alleged Russian forces or Syrian regime forces airstrike that targeted Al Hal Market in Saraqib, Idlib in Syria on December 2nd 2019 according to local sources.

Jesr Press reported that Nashaat Al-Ahmad, aged 25, died of his injuries before arrival to hospital. According to the same outlet and other local sources, those that were injured were identified as Muhammad Naasan, aged 36, Ahmed Al-Asaad, aged 25, Muhammad Fayadh, aged 49, Mustafa Al-Omar, aged 29, Ghassan Entabi, aged 56.

A local source, @sraqeb123, reported that the incident happened at 9.05am.

Many sources reported that the attack was with vacuum missiles.

Sources also reported that there was significant destruction to market facilities, nearby buildings, and residential properties.

The incident occured at 9:05 am local time.

  • Nash’at Ahmad al Shahhoud 25 years old male killed
  • Ahmed Al-Asaad 25 years old male injured
  • Mustafa Al-Omar 29 years old male injured
  • Ghassan Entebbe 56 years old male injured
  • Muhammad Fayyad 49 years old male injured
  • Muhammad Naasan 36 years old male injured

Summary

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

Media
from sources (31) [ collapse]

  • Aftermath of an airstrike on Al Hal Market in Saraqib (via SMART agency).
  • Aftermath of an airstrike on Al Hal Market in Saraqib (via SMART agency).
  • Aftermath of an airstrike on Al Hal Market in Saraqib (via SMART agency).
  • Aftermath of an airstrike on Al Hal Market in Saraqib (via SMART agency).
  • Aftermath of an airstrike on Al Hal Market in Saraqib (via SMART agency).
  • @shaamnews reported on Twitter of the death and injuries to civilians after a Russian or Syrian regime airstrike hit a market in Saraqib on December 2nd 2019.
  • @shaamnews reported on Twitter of the death and injuries to civilians after a Russian or Syrian regime airstrike hit a market in Saraqib on December 2nd 2019.
  • @shaamnews reported on Twitter of the death and injuries to civilians after a Russian or Syrian regime airstrike hit a market in Saraqib on December 2nd 2019.
  • @shaamnews reported on Twitter of the death and injuries to civilians after a Russian or Syrian regime airstrike hit a market in Saraqib on December 2nd 2019.
  • Destruction after a Russian or Syrian regime airstrike hit the central market in Saraqib on December 2nd 2019 (Image via @zamanalwsl / Twitter)
  • Destruction after a Russian or Syrian regime airstrike hit the central market in Saraqib on December 2nd 2019 (Image via @zamanalwsl / Twitter)
  • Destruction after a Russian or Syrian regime airstrike hit the central market in Saraqib on December 2nd 2019 (Image via @zamanalwsl / Twitter)
  • Six names - one deceased and the other five injured - after a Russian or Syrian regime airstrike hit Al-Hal market in Saraqib, on December 2nd 2019 (Image via JesrPress)
  • Image via JesrPress News of the Syrian Civil Defense rescuing the injured after a Syrian or Russian regime airstrike hit Al-Hol market in Saraqib killed one and injuring five.
  • Halap Today showed the destruction after a Syrian regime or Russian forces airstrike on December 2nd 2019.
  • Nashat Ahmed al-Shahoud who was killed allegedly by a Russian or Syrian regime airstrike on Al-Hal market on December 2nd 2019 in Saraqib (Image via Mema.rai.50 / Facebook)
  • Violations Documentation Center documented the scene after an airstrike hit the al-Hal market in Saraqib, allegedly by Russian or Syrian regime forces on December 2nd 2019 (Image via VDC-Sy / Facebook)
  • Violations Documentation Center documented the scene after an airstrike hit the al-Hal market in Saraqib, allegedly by Russian or Syrian regime forces on December 2nd 2019 (Image via VDC-Sy / Facebook)
  • Violations Documentation Center documented the scene after an airstrike hit the al-Hal market in Saraqib, allegedly by Russian or Syrian regime forces on December 2nd 2019 (Image via VDC-Sy / Facebook)
  • Smart News documented the rescue efforts after a Russian or Syrian regime airstrike hit Al-Hol market in Saraqib on December 2nd 2019, allegedly killing one civilian and injuring 5.
  • Smart News documented the rescue efforts after a Russian or Syrian regime airstrike hit Al-Hol market in Saraqib on December 2nd 2019, allegedly killing one civilian and injuring 5.
  • Smart News documented the rescue efforts after a Russian or Syrian regime airstrike hit Al-Hol market in Saraqib on December 2nd 2019, allegedly killing one civilian and injuring 5.
  • SN4HR showed destruction caused by Syrian regime or Russian forces airstrikes on December 2nd 2019 in Al-Hol market, allegedly killing one civilian and injuring five.
  • Syrian Observatory of Human Rights documented the destruction caused after a Russian or Syrian regime airstrike hit Al-Hol market on December 2nd 2019, allegedly killing one civilian and injuring five.
  • Syrian Observatory of Human Rights documented the destruction caused after a Russian or Syrian regime airstrike hit Al-Hol market on December 2nd 2019, allegedly killing one civilian and injuring five.
  • Syrian Observatory of Human Rights documented the destruction caused after a Russian or Syrian regime airstrike hit Al-Hol market on December 2nd 2019, allegedly killing one civilian and injuring five.
  • Syrian Observatory of Human Rights documented the destruction caused after a Russian or Syrian regime airstrike hit Al-Hol market on December 2nd 2019, allegedly killing one civilian and injuring five.

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
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (35) [ collapse]