Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4021

Incident date

December 19, 2019

Location

سراقب, Saraqib, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was killed and five civilians were injured as a result of alleged Russian airstrikes with high explosive missiles on the industrial area of the city of Saraqib, east of Idlib, on December 19th, 2019, according to local sources.

The LCCSY reported four Russian airstrikes between 10:36 AM local time and 10:49 AM. In the second airstrike at 10:40 AM, two civilians were wounded. In the third one at 10:45, three civilians were wounded.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that the airstrikes killed the civilian Saleh Al Mheimid and destroyed several shops in the area.

The incident occured between 10:36 am and 10:49 am local time.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]