Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4411

Incident date

November 6, 2021

Location

شادرني, Shaderni, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.89108, 36.3388 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

A least one civilian was injured in alleged Russian strikes on the Shaderni area on November 6, 2021.

According to the Syrian Civil Defense, a civilian was seriously injured and a number of cows were killed when Russian planes bombed a farm in the Shaderni area. The White Helmets rescued the injured and made sure there were no other injuries.

The Syrian Civil Defense also identified the civilian injured: Khaled Al-Ashqar, 45 years old, sustained a serious injury to his foot while working on one of the farms that were affected by the bombing of the Russian warplanes.

Syrian Network for Human Rights referred to a “poultry barn that was being used for sheltering livestock” as being damaged in the strikes and added that they confirmed that “the poultry barn is located within a residential area free of any military presence and equipment”. @syr_television identified two farms as being affected by the bombing.

Jisr TV reported that Sputnik News Agency claimed that Russian warplanes targeted and destroyed a training camp for militants in the countryside of Jisr al-Shughur city, which resulted in the destruction of vehicles and equipment belonging to the Turkistan Islamic Party and that the eight air strikes launched at the site killed and wounded more than 35 militants, including leaders.

All of the local sources that reported on the incident attributed the civilian injury to Russian forces.

The incident occured in the morning.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (16) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (7) [ collapse]

  • White Helmets inspect a damaged building and a cow that was killed in alleged Russian strikes on Shaderni on November 6, 2021. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)
  • A White Helmet volunteer looking at the explosion caused by alleged Russian strikes on Shaderni on November 6, 2021. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)
  • White Helmets inspect a damaged building and a cow that was killed in alleged Russian strikes on Shaderni on November 6, 2021. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)
  • White Helmets inspect a building damaged from alleged Russian strikes on Shaderni on November 6, 2021. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)
  • White Helmets inspect a building damaged from alleged Russian strikes on Shaderni on November 6, 2021. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)
  • Khaled Al-Ashqar, 45 years old, sustained a serious injury to his foot while working on one of the farms that were affected by the bombing of the Russian warplanes in the Shaderni area. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the Shaderni (شديرني) area in the vicinity of Jisr Al Shughur (جِسْرُ ٱلشُّغُورِ). Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further. The generic coordinates for the Zahr Shaderni (زهر شديرني) hill are: 35.89108, 36.3388.

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (16) [ collapse]