Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4231

Incident date

February 20, 2020

Location

قميناس , Qaminas, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two media activists were reported lightly injured in alleged Russian airstrikes on Qaminas in Idlib, Syria on February 20th, 2020 according to local sources.

Shaam Network reported that” while Ibrahim Darwish and Ahmed Rahhal were in a location near the areas of the Turkish forces stationing in the village of Qaminas, they were wounded by Russian airstrikes that targeted the area, and their wounds were moderate.”

The Syrian Network for Human Rights also said that “the media activists Ahmad Rahhal and Ibrahim Darwish, who work for media outlets, were injured as fixed- wing warplanes we believe were Russian fired a missile on the outskirts of Qmainas village in the northern suburbs of Idlib governorate, on February 20th.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (4) [ 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
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]