Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4271

Incident date

July 14, 2020

Location

كنصفرة, Kansafra, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

A woman and a man were reported seriously injured when they were hit by artillery shelling or a drone attack while they were on their motorbike in Kansafra in Idlib on July 14th, 2020 according to local sources.

Step News correspondent said “that a drone targeted a man and a woman who were on a motorbike near the town of Kansafra in Jabal Al-Zawiya south of Idlib, seriously wounding them.” However, the source didn’t attribute the responsibility of the drone attack to any party.

From their side, @shahbapress accused the regime of the responsibility for wounding the two civilians, but Syrian Civil Defense in Idlib said that Russia undertook attacks in different areas of Idlib on that day. “Civil Defense teams documented the targeting of five areas with 13 air strikes by Russian warplanes and 17 surface-to-surface missiles.The shelling targeted the city of Ariha , the towns of Al-Bara, Kansafra, Kafaraweed, Sufouhn and Benin, Jabal Al-Zawiya.”

No further information is available at the moment.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike, Artillery, Drone Strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike, Artillery, Drone Strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (4) [ collapse]