Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4164

Incident date

February 3, 2020

Location

تفتناز, Taftanaz, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

An unknown number of killed civilians and the injury of five civilians, including a woman and two children, were reported after alleged Russian airstrikes on the Al Noor Hospital for Children and Obstretics in the town of Taftanaz, Idlib governorate, on February 3rd, 2020, according to local sources.

@so_ria98 tweeted that there were “reports of casualties in the city of Taftanaz in the countryside of Idlib due to a missile strike by Russian warplanes with direct explosive missiles directly at the Al-Noor Hospital for Children and Obstetrics in the town of Taftanaz, and significant damage to the hospital building and the rescue of workers and visitors”.

SMART News Agency added that five civilians were injured, including a woman and two children.

Currently, further information is unavailable to Airwars.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

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