Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4236

Incident date

February 24, 2020

Location

الفطيرة, Al Fatira, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were reported killed and an unknown number of civilians reportedly wounded in alleged Russian airstrikes on residential areas of the town of Al Fatira, Idlib governorate, on February 24th, 2020, according to Idlib Plus.

@ShahbaPress reported on February 24th “Two martyrs and civilians were wounded in air strikes of the Russian occupation on the town of Al Fatira in the southern Idlib countryside.”

@IdlibPlus tweeted “civilians wounded and trapped under the rubble as a result of Russian warplanes targeting residential neighbourhoods with airstrikes in the town of Al Fatira” on February 24th.

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
    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 (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
    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 (2) [ collapse]