Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4187

Incident date

February 9, 2020

Location

بلدات متعددة, Several towns, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Alleged Russian and Syrian regime air and artillery strikes on several towns in Idlib have led to the death and injury of an unknown number of civilians on February 9th, 2020, according to Shaam News Network.

Shaam reported that “Russian and Assad’s air forces launched airstrikes targeting the outskirts of Idlib, Sarmin, the villages of Maarat Al Na’san, Marj Al Zuhur, and Ram Hamdan, and the city of Jisr Al Shughour and the towns of Badama and al-Hanboushieh were subjected to fierce artillery shelling, which resulted in martyrs and wounded civilians.”

Currently, further information is unavailable to Airwars.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]