Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4477

Incident date

October 17, 2022

Location

قرية نحلة, Nahla village, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

One woman was injured by alleged Syrian regime shelling and/or Russian airstrikes on the village of Nahla on October 17, 2022.

The @SyriaCivilDefe reported that a woman was wounded by Russian and Syrian regime artillery shelling of the village of Nahla. The Aleppo correspondent @HalabTodayTV also reported that a woman was injured.

According to Baladi News, the air and ground bombardments caused extensive damage to civilian property and created a state of panic among the civilians near the bombing sites.

@Jamil_Alhasaan identified 70 missile shells and five Russian airstrikes on Nahla and Kfarsbo, which struck homes and civilians in agricultural lands. @abdulaziz_sy11 reported that Russian airstrikes occurred on the same sites of Syrian regime artillery shelling and the correspondent of Zaitun Agency said that Russian planes launched four raids with vacuum missiles on residential neighborhoods in Nahla.

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
    Russian Military, Syrian Regime

Sources (10) [ collapse]

Media
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  • Damage caused by artillery shelling in the village of Nahla on October 17, 2022. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense via Twitter)
  • Damage caused by artillery shelling in the village of Nahla on October 17, 2022. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense via Twitter)
  • Damage caused by artillery shelling in the village of Nahla on October 17, 2022. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense via Twitter)
  • Volunteer inspects the site of artillery shelling in the village of Nahla on October 17, 2022. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense via Twitter)

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
    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
    Russian Military, Syrian Regime

Sources (10) [ collapse]