Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4113

Incident date

January 26, 2020

Location

مرديخ, Mardiekh, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was allegedly killed by a Russian airstrike on Mardiekh.

The Local Coordination Committees of Syria reported: “16:02 A regime’s Sukhoi 22 warplane raid targets the outskirts of Mardikh village and resulted in the death of Ammar Mahmoud Kassih.”

Saraqeb deaths also named him as a fatality, while Shaam News alleged one dead civilian in Mardiekh.

The incident occured at 4:03 pm local time.

  • Ammar Mahmoud Kassih 25 years old male from Western district, near Ayoub Sweets, 100 meters away from Ayoub sweets killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Ammar Mahmoud Kassih, allegedly killed in Russian airstrike on Mardiekh on January 26th, 2020 (via Saraqeb deaths)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]