Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3976

Incident date

December 2, 2019

Location

الغدفة, Al Ghadfa, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

A woman and a man were reported injured in an alleged Russian forces or Syrian regime forces airstrike in Al Gadfa in the countryside of Maarat al-Numan Idlib, Syria on December 2nd, 2019, according to local sources, apparently targeting a civilian home. The “young” man was identified as Hudhayfa Al-Hamoud by local sources.

According to Tmedia_idlib on Twitter, “the civil defense elements inspected the targeted sites and secured them and made sure that there were no other injuries.”

Ammar.kat reported on Facebook that there were two strikes on the same location – one at 10.19 and the second at 10.22. The second strike resulted in the injuries.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Hudhayfa Al-Hamoud Adult

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Destruction caused by an airstrike that targeted Al Gadfa in Idlib, December 2nd. A man and a women were reported injured. (via SCD).

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
    2
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]