Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4031a

Incident date

December 21, 2019

Location

تل منس, Tal Mannas, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two or three civilians were killed in alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Badama on December 21st, 2019, according to local sources. An unknown number of civilians was wounded.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that “Hussein Hasan al Hasan and Suleiman al Halabi were killed as fixed-wing warplanes we believe were Russian fired missiles on Tal Mannas town in the eastern suburbs of Idlib governorate”. Edlib Media Center reported three civilians killed. In addition, @ShahbaPress reported wounded civilians, but the exact number remains unclear.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 3
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (3) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 3
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (3) [ collapse]