Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4485

Incident date

November 6, 2022

Location

مدينة أريحا, Ariha, Idlib, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

On November 6th, 2022, between one and two civilians were reportedly injured as a result of a bombing by artillery and/or missile shelling on the outskirts of Ariha city, South of Idlib. The injured were either described by local sources as a child and/or as a woman. Syria TV noted that “two civilians were wounded including a 13 years old girl”, while @Sharqya_reporte claimed that “civilians were wounded, including women and children”, without further precisions. The Syrian Civil Defence said the strike was conducted by Russian and Syrian forces, other local sources claimed that  Syrian forces were responsible for the strike.

@Step_Agency also recorded “dozens of missiles and artillery shells” by the Syrian regime in several villages located South of Idlib”, with no precisions regarding any civilian casualities.

 

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
    1–2
  • 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 target
    Unknown

Sources (14) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • A strike reportedly by Syrian and Russian forces injured one civilian - a child, on Ariha city, November 6th 2022. Source: @SyriaCivilDefe
  • A strike reportedly by Syrian and Russian forces on Ariha city, November 6th 2022. Source: @SyriaCivilDefe
  • A strike reportedly by Syrian and Russian forces on Ariha city, November 6th 2022. Source: @SyriaCivilDefe
  • A vehicule of the Syrian Civil Defense following a strike reportedly by Syrian and Russian forces on Ariha city, November 6th 2022. Source: @SyriaCivilDefe
  • Video of the strike by Syrian and Russian forces on Ariha town (source: @IdlibPlus)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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 target
    Unknown

Sources (14) [ collapse]