Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4398

Incident date

October 1, 2021

Location

أم الريش, Umm Al Reesh, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

At least one civilian, a child, was injured in alleged Russian or regime strikes on Umm Al Reesh on October 1, 2021.

Al Mashreq Agency reported that a child was wounded in shelling on the village of Umm Al Reesh. Both @itsnotsuhad and @mzmgr941 also identified one child as being injured.

Both Al Mashreq Agency and @itsnotsuhad attributed the shelling to both the regime and Russia while the only other source that reported on the incident, @mzmgr941, did not identify who was to blame.

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
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces 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
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]