Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1027

Incident date

July 22, 2016

Location

جسر الشغور, Jisr al-Shughur, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.814269, 36.31994 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

One civilian was killed and nine more were injured in an airstrike by alleged Russian warplanes on Jisr al Shoughour, according to local media. Jisrtv reported that the attack occurred between 1.00 and 1.06. All reports claimed to sight Russian warplanes, who reportedly carried out cluster missile attacks on Jisr al Shoughour.

According to Smart News Agency, women and children were included in those who were injured.

In the evening LCCSY wrote a report which stated: “Russian aviation raids on the countryside of Idlib, struck the towns of Jericho and Bridge Vacancy, which resulted in the fall of martyrs and wounded civilians. Coordinating committees in Idlib, said that Russian warplanes carried out morning raids with cluster bombs on Bridge Vacancy western countryside, resulting in the fall of martyrs and wounded nine civilians were wounded.”

The incident occured at 1:00 pm local time.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    9
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Unknown

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Reporter says that one civilian died and several were injured in alleged Russian shelling of Jisr al-Shughur, Idlib Aljazeera
  • Reporter says that one civilian died in alleged Russian shelling of Jisr al-Shughur, Idlib (via Jsir TV)

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

Unknown

Russia has not reported any strikes between July 16th – 27th 2016.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    9
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Unknown

Sources (5) [ collapse]