Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4018

Incident date

December 18, 2019

Location

خان السبل, Khan Al Sboul, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

One man was killed and four civilians were wounded in an alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrike on the town of Khan Al Sboul, Idlib governorate, on December 18th, 2019, according to local sources.

Edlib Media Center reported that “a man was killed and four others were wounded when the Russian occupation warplanes targeted Khan Al Sboul, south of Idlib, with rockets”. In another post, EMC stated that the wounded were civilians.

Shaam News Network reported that one martyr died in “Russian and regime warplanes and helicopter” airstrikes.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (3) [ collapse]

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
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (3) [ collapse]