Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4036

Incident date

December 22, 2019

Location

معصران, Masran, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Five civilians from the same family were reported killed in an alleged Russian airstrike on Ma’asaran in Idlib, Syria on December 22nd, 2019.

Local sources informed SMART agency that “five brothers were killed as a result of the bombing of Russian warplanes on their farm near the village of Masran.”

No further details are available at the moment.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (4)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    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 (9) [ 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
    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 (9) [ collapse]