Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS152

Incident date

November 15, 2015

Location

التمانعة, At Tamani'ah, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.457626, 36.750314 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

One woman was killed, and two men travelling with her badly injured when alleged Russian warplanes struck a car carrying displaced people on the road leading to Al Tamaanah in Idlib governorate. One of the men may later have died.

Smart News has published an interview with an eyewitness: “At 09:30 this morning exactly an air raid by Russian planes targeted the eastern road from al Taman’a hitting a civilian car carrying a woman and two other people which led to the death of the woman and the injury of the two men. One of the men lost his foot, and the other one lost his hand and had a neck injury. Here are the effects of the hit, it was a Sukhoi 93.”

“The Free Syrian Army reported that “In al Taman’a south Russian fighter jets carried out two air raids targeting with one of them a civilian car on the main road which led to the martyrdom of two people and the wounding of one other. Russian planes continue to circle the skies.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 woman)
  • 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]

  • Remains of a vehicle after alleged Russian strike near x, 15th November (via SNN)
  • Civil Defense Altmanah recovered the martyrs and the wounded after the raid of the Russian aviation
  • In this video Al Jazeera report two incident and this includes the incident in At Tamani'ah which led to killing women and injured two men.

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 published no details of its Syria airstrikes for the period November 13th-16th 2015 inclusive.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 woman)
  • 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]