Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1075

Incident date

July 30, 2016

Location

مَعَرَّة النُّعْمَان, Maarat al Numan, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.647038, 36.679174 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Five civilians died and several more were wounded in an alleged Russian airstrike on Maarat al Numan, according to local sources.

Syrian Press Center, Smart News Agency, Zakaria Nassani, Eldorar, Iraqsunahnews, RFS, EMC and LCCSY all blamed Russia.

There are no other details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (10) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Wounded due to Russian warplanes shelling in Ma’arat Al-Nu’man (via Eldorar)
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    A civilian wounded in suspected Russian airstrikes on Maarat al Numan (Tweet via @ZakariaNassani)
  • A civilian girl is treated for injuries sustained following alleged Russian shelling on Maarat al Numan (via Eldorar)
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    A little girl recieves medical treatment in Maarat al Numan - wounded in alleged Russian attacks (via Eldorar)
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    Images of the wounded in Maarat al Numan - the impact of suspected Russia attacks (Tweet via @baladinetwork)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

Russia has not reported any strikes between July 29th – 31st 2016.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (10) [ collapse]