Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4086

Incident date

January 21, 2020

Location

معرة النعمان, Ma’aret Al Nu’man, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Up to five civilians were wounded in alleged Russian airstrikes on  Maarat al-Numan, according to local media.

@ShahbaPress tweeted: “Civilians were injured after raids by Russian occupation planes on the southern city of Maarat al-Numan in the southern Idlib countryside and the town of Taftanaz in the northern countryside.”

Macro Media Center said that “five civilians were wounded as a result of Russian warplanes targeting civilian homes in the western neighborhood of the city of Maarat al-Numan”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Ma’aret Al Nu’man, Jan 21st (via MMC)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Ma’aret Al Nu’man, Jan 21st (via MMC)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Ma’aret Al Nu’man, Jan 21st (via MMC)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Ma’aret Al Nu’man, Jan 21st (via MMC)

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]