Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4265

Incident date

June 9, 2020

Location

كنصفرة, Kansafra, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Local sources reported that alleged Russian airstrikes on Kansafra in Idlib, Syria on June 9th, 2020 led to the killing of one civilian and the injury of four others.

Halab Today reported “One person was killed and at least four were injured, at dawn today, after Russian warplanes targeted the town of Kansafra in Jabal Zawiya.”

@EuphratsPost reported that “One civilian was killed and others wounded by a Russian airstrike on the towns of Baylon and Kansafra, in the southern countryside of Idlib.”

Baladi News reported that “Russian warplanes carried out several air strikes on the towns of Kansafra, Kafaraweed, and Al-Barah, between 4am and 7am”.

According to @so_ria98, Russian warplanes launched three missile air strikes targeting the village.

The incident occured around dawn.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (6) [ 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
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (6) [ collapse]