Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4473

Incident date

September 28, 2022

Location

ديرسنبل, Deir Sinbol, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

A child was injured by alleged Russian or Syrian regime thermal missile strikes on a car he was traveling in near Deir Sinbol village on September 28, 2022.

According to @SyriaCivilDefe, a child was injured by a thermal missile launched by the Syrian regime and Russian forces at the car he was traveling in with his grandfather and grandmother. Their vehicle was traveling in Deir Sinbol village.

The majority of sources reported that the missile that injured the child was launched by Syrian regime forces while the Civil Defense mentioned both the regime and Russia as responsible.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • 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
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime, Russian Military

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Syrian Civil Defense volunteers treat a child injured by alleged Russian or regime missiles on September 28, 2022. (Image posted by @SyriaCivilDefe)
  • Location of strikes on a car carrying a child and his grandparents that was his by missiles on September 28, 2022. (Image posted by @barik_Alhyat_2)
  • Location of strikes on a car carrying a child and his grandparents that was his by missiles on September 28, 2022. (Image posted by @barik_Alhyat_2)

Syrian Regime Assessment:

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

Russian Military Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • 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
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime, Russian Military

Sources (5) [ collapse]