Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4462

Incident date

August 18, 2022

Location

قرية كدورة, Kadora village, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were injured by alleged Russian or regime shelling of the village of Kadora on August 18, 2022.

The Syrian Civil Defense reported that two civilians picking figs were injured by artillery shelling carried out by Russian or regime forces on a farm near Kadora village.

The majority of sources attributed the shelling to the Russian and regime forces while @abualisar18 identified only Russia as responsible.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 attackers
    Russian Military, Syrian Regime

Sources (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Syrian Civil Defense volunteers help an injured civilian following shelling by alleged Russian or regime forces on August 18, 2022. (Image posted by SCD)

Russian Military Assessment:

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

Syrian Regime Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 attackers
    Russian Military, Syrian Regime

Sources (12) [ collapse]