Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1366

Incident date

September 29, 2016

Location

جرجناز, Jarjanaz, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.617076, 36.783132 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Between four and six civilians were reportedly killed and up to 20 more wounded in alleged Russian or regime airstrikes on Jarjanaz near Idlib.

Step News, News from Damascus and Syria News Desk attributed the event to the Assad regime. Meanwhile, Qasioun, Smart News and Syriansnews claimed the strikes were conducted by Russia.

Halab News gave the lowest death count, reporting  “four dead and ten wounded, most of them women and children, following four air raids on the village of Jarjanaz near Idlib that targeted a children’s school and civilian homes a short while ago.”

Shahba Press, SNN and Qasioun reported five civilians dead, two of them women and three children.

But Syriansnews put the death toll higher, at six including three children and three women – with 20 more people injured.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4 – 6
  • (3 children2–3 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    10–20
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]

Media
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  • Aftermath of the contested strikes on Jarjanaz near Idlib, 29th September 2016 (via Smart News Agency)
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    A young girl was among the victims caused by the contested strikes targeting Jarjanaz, Idlib, 29th September 2016. (via HNN)
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    A young girl was among the victims caused by the contested strikes targeting Jarjanaz, Idlib, 29th September 2016. (via HNN)

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.

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 – 6
  • (3 children2–3 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    10–20
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]