Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4246

Incident date

February 26, 2020

Location

كفرعويد, Kafar Awaid, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Five civilians were reportedly killed and more than ten civilians injured in alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Kafr Awaid, Idlib governorate,o n February 26th, 2020, according to local sources.

@ShabhaPress reported five killed civilians and more than ten wounded on the town of Kafr Awaid, in the southern countryside of Idlib.

Shaam News Network reported that “a car was directly targeted by the Russian warplanes, leaving martyrs and wounded, at a time when no one was able to reach the area to rescue them, due to the intense bombing of the roads and the monitoring by Russian reconnaissance warplanes”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5
  • Civilians reported injured
    10
  • 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
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5
  • Civilians reported injured
    10
  • 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]