Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4446

Incident date

May 12, 2022

Location

اطراف قرية منطف في جنوبي ادلب, outskirts of Mantef village, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

At least one civilian, a young man, was injured in alleged Russian airstrikes on the Jabal Al-Arba’een area on May 12, 2022.

According to Baladi News, a civilian was wounded and a large number of poultry were killed by Russian strikes on a poultry farm located in the Jabal Al-Arba’een area in the southern countryside of Idlib. Roz Press reported that the injuries of the civilian were to “varying degrees”.

The correspondent of “Zaman Al-Wasl” said that the young man, Ammar Muhammad Khair Rihaniya, who was wounded, works as a blacksmith.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights identified four raids as being carried out in the vicinity of the villages of Mantef, Kafr Lata and Maarzaf in Idlib, resulting in the injury of one civilian and Macro Media Center reported that the outskirts of Jabal Al-Arbaeen and a poultry farm on the outskirts of the village of Bazabur and Mantaf were struck. @hawarhebo99 referred to the sites of the bombings as belonging to opposition factions.

All of the sources that reported on the incident attributed the strikes to Russian forces. Water FM also identified vacuum missiles as being used during the attack. @Step_Agency added that the bombardment by Russian warplanes coincided with the flight of reconnaissance aircrafts over the area.

The incident occured in the morning.

  • Ammar Muhammad Khair Rihaniya Age unknown male injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Military

Sources (20) [ collapse]

Media
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  • Damage to a poultry farm in the Jabal Al-Arba'een area on May 12, 2022. (Image posted by Baladi News)
  • Damage to a poultry farm in the Jabal Al-Arba'een area on May 12, 2022. (Image posted by Macro Media Center)
  • Damage to a poultry farm in the Jabal Al-Arba'een area on May 12, 2022. (Image posted by Macro Media Center)
  • Damage to a poultry farm in the Jabal Al-Arba'een area on May 12, 2022. (Image posted by Macro Media Center)
  • Damage to a poultry farm in the Jabal Al-Arba'een area on May 12, 2022. (Image posted by Macro Media Center)
  • Damage to a poultry farm in the Jabal Al-Arba'een area on May 12, 2022. (Image posted by Macro Media Center)
  • Strikes on a poultry farm in the Jabal Al-Arba'een area on May 12, 2022. (Image posted by Ariha Today)
  • Strikes on a poultry farm in the Jabal Al-Arba'een area on May 12, 2022. (Image posted by Edlib Media Center)
  • Russian air strikes target two poultry farms on the outskirts of Jabal Al-Arbaeen and the area south of Idlib, today, Thursday, May 12, causing the injury of a civilian and the death of a large number of chickens.
  • Damage to a poultry farm in the Jabal Al-Arba'een area on May 12, 2022. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)
  • Damage to a poultry farm in the Jabal Al-Arba'een area on May 12, 2022. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)
  • Damage to a poultry farm in the Jabal Al-Arba'een area on May 12, 2022. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)
  • Strikes on a poultry farm in the Jabal Al-Arba'een area on May 12, 2022. (Image posted by Roz Press)
  • The moment of one of the Russian air strikes on the southern countryside of Idlib
  • Strikes on a poultry farm in the Jabal Al-Arba'een area on May 12, 2022. (Image posted by Xeber News)
  • The effects of the destruction left by the raids of the Russian occupation in two poultry farms on the outskirts of Jabal Al-Arbaeen and Mantef, south of Idlib, which resulted in the injury of one civilian
  • Strikes on a poultry farm in the Jabal Al-Arba'een area on May 12, 2022. (Image posted by @hawarhebo99)
  • The death of a large number of chickens and the destruction of the infrastructure after the Russian occupier targeted a poultry farm in the village of Mantef, south of Idlib, with air raids. (Image posted by @CrSyrians)
  • The effects of the destruction left by the raids of the Russian occupation in two poultry farms on the outskirts of Jabal Al-Arbaeen and Mantef, south of Idlib, which resulted in the injury of one civilian

Russian Military Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Military

Sources (20) [ collapse]