Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4190

Incident date

February 10, 2020

Location

كفر عروق, Kafar Arouq, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

A child was reported killed and seven other civilians injured when allegedly Russian forces and Syrian regime forces targeted with airstrikes Kafar Arouq in Idlib, Syria on February 10th, 2020 according to local sources.

Edlib Media Center (EMC) reported that the airstrike targeted an IDP camp in the area. “A civilian was killed as a result of airstrikes on a camp near Kafar Arouq town north of Idlib.”

Edlib Media Center and Shahba Press blamed the Syrian regime for the incident, while Shaam Network also said there was activity by the Russian warplanes in the area on the same day.

The incident occured during the night.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    7
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Destruction caused to Kafar Arouq camp in Idlib as a result of Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrikes on February 10th, 2020, in which a child was reported killed. (via EMC).
  • Destruction caused to Kafar Arouq camp in Idlib as a result of Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrikes on February 10th, 2020, in which a child was reported killed. (via EMC).
  • Destruction caused to Kafar Arouq camp in Idlib as a result of Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrikes on February 10th, 2020, in which a child was reported killed. (via EMC).
  • Destruction caused to Kafar Arouq camp in Idlib as a result of Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrikes on February 10th, 2020, in which a child was reported killed. (via EMC).
  • Destruction caused to Kafar Arouq camp in Idlib as a result of Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrikes on February 10th, 2020, in which a child was reported killed. (via EMC).

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
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    7
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]