Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1222

Incident date

September 4, 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

Two civilians – a man and his daughter – died in an alleged Russian airstrike on Maarat al Numan, according to local media.

Accordingly to LCCSY, the victims died following sustaining injuries in a Russian strike.

Both Almuhajer and Abdulkaderhep tweeted graphic images of the victims receiving treatment in a medical facility.

Step News Agency, SyriaMubasher, Edlipnews and the Syrian Network for Human Rights all attributed the deaths to Russia.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

  • Hajj Nawras Kitaz Adult male killed
  • Fatima Nawras Kitaz Child female killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child1 man)
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • A building in Maarat al Numan is completely destroyed in alleged Russian offensive - local people survey the site (via Syrianpc)
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    A little girl covered in bandages receives medical treatment for injuries sustained in alleged Russian strikes on Maarat (Tweet via @abdalkaderlhep2)
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    Haj Nawras Kitaz recieved medical treatment for injuries sustained in alleged Russian shelling - it was reported he later died from the wounds (Tweet via @Almuhajer)

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 September 1st – 30th 2016.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child1 man)
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]