Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4397

Incident date

October 1, 2021

Location

جسر الشغور, Jisr Al Shughour, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.814250, 36.319812 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Between one and two women were injured in alleged regime or Russian shelling on the city of Jisr al-Shughur on October 1, 2021.

According to @MMCSYR, two women were injured in regime and Russian shelling on Jisr al-Shughur. Al Mashreq Agency also reported that two women were wounded.

A tweet from @rahhalahmad06 provided the casualty toll from the incident to be one woman injured.

The majority of sources attributed the strikes to the regime. However, @SyriaCivilDefe refers to both the regime and Russia as carrying out strikes on the city of Jisr Al-Shughur. The Al-Jisr Network Correspondent reported that rocket-propelled grenades were used in the attack.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Military

Sources (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Artillery shelling on Jisr Al-Shughur. (Image posted by @Omhajr000)
  • Artillery shelling on Jisr Al-Shughur. (Image posted by @Omhajr000)
  • Two women were injured in shelling on the city of Jisr al-Shughur on October 1, 2021. (Image posted by @MMCSYR)
  • Two women were injured in shelling on the city of Jisr al-Shughur on October 1, 2021. (Image posted by @MMCSYR)
  • Two women were injured in shelling on the city of Jisr al-Shughur on October 1, 2021. (Image posted by @Almohrar1)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention multiple strikes on the city of Jisr Al Shughour (جسر الشغور), for which the generic coordinates are: 35.814250, 36.319812. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Russian Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Military
  • Russian Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Military

Sources (12) [ collapse]