Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4482

Incident date

October 28, 2022

Location

منطف, Mantaf, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was slightly injured by alleged Russian and/or Syrian regime shelling of the village of Mantaf on October 28, 2022.

@SyriaCivilDefe tweeted that a civilian was slightly wounded by Russian and Syrian regime artillery shelling of the village of Mantaf in the evening.

Multiple other local sources, including @baladinetwork, reported on heavy artillery shelling of the town of Mantaf but no other sources mentioned civilian injuries.

@abo_aljod84 and @anasanas84 reported that intense shelling of the village of Mantaf came from the camps of the Iranian and Russian forces. However, @syr_television attributed shelling to the Syrian regime forces.

The incident occured in the evening.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    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
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Military, Syrian Regime

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Intense artillery shelling from the camps of the Iranian and Russian militias, targeting the village of Mantef in Jabal Al-Zawiya, south of Idlib

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
    1
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Military, Syrian Regime

Sources (6) [ collapse]