Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1120

Incident date

August 10, 2016

Location

معرة مصرين, Maraat Misrin, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

36.012172, 36.6730499 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Three air strikes with cluster bombs stuck the residential neighbourhood of Maarat Misrin and killed four named civilians including two children. According to Elfgr News, up to nine civilians were wounded, “some of whom were ministered to the hospital Al-Bab-Hawa border crossing”.

According to the Shaam News Network, “warplane strikes” carried out by “Assad’s and Russia’s warplanes” resulted in four deaths. However, Al Jazeera, the Smart News Agency and the Syrian Network for Human Rights blamed the regime.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Ibrahim Maat Child named by VDC killed
  • Ayman Khaled Gahwati Child named by VDC killed
  • Mohammed Zarzour Adult male named by VDC killed
  • Sabah Hamdo Gahwati Age unknown named by VDC killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4
  • (2 children1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (19) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Ibrahim Maat, killed in an alleged Russian and Syrian Regime raid on 10th August 2016. (via, SN4HR)
  • Mohammed Zarzour, killed in an alleged Russian and Syrian Regime raid on 10th August 2016. (via, SN4HR)
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    Ayman Khaled Gahwati, killed in an alleged Russian and Syrian Regime raid on 10th August 2016. (via, SN4HR)

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 August 1st – 10th 2016.

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4
  • (2 children1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (19) [ collapse]