Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4232

Incident date

February 22, 2020

Location

جوزف, Jouseph, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

A child was killed and an unknown number of civilians, including a woman, were wounded in alleged Russian airstrikes on the village of Jouseph in the southern countryside of Idlib on February 22nd, 2020, according to local sources.

@ShahbaPress reported that “a child is killed and other civilians are wounded as a result of raids by Russian occupation planes on the village of Jouseph in the southern Idlib countryside”. Step News Agency tweeted that a number of civilians were wounded in the alleged Russian strikes.

According to SMART News Agency, the Syrian Civil Defence reported that “a woman was injured as a result of bombing by Russian warplanes on the village of Jouseph, indicating great damage to homes and property of civilians”.

Syrialiveuae Map  said that a child was wounded.

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
    1
  • (1 child)
  • 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 (5) [ 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
    1
  • (1 child)
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]