Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS179

Incident date

November 20, 2015

Location

Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.9266201, 36.6180588 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

According to multiple sources, at least seven non-combatants died, this including two children and two women, and some injured in alleged Russian airstrike in downtown Idlib city.

Other sources accused the Syria regime air forces of the shelling in the city of Idlib.

The Violation Documentation Center in Syria named the seven victims.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    7 – 8
  • (2 children2 women3 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (8) [ collapse]

  • a picture of the victim Musafa Bassam Zakour (via VDC)
  • A picture of the victim Qosai Khaled Jalka (via VDC)
  • A picture os the victim Ahmad Mustafa Deqsi (via VDC)
  • An image of the aftermath of the strike on Idlib, Nov 20th (via A’mira al Sheikh)
  • An image of the aftermath of the strike on Idlib, Nov 20th ((via A’mira al Sheikh)
  • A picture of an injured women after the strike on Idlib, Nov 20th (via Sharif al sheikh tweet )
  • A picture of an Injured little girl after the strike on Idlib, Nov 20th (via Under the rubble tweet )
  • A picture of an injured man after the strike on Idlib, Nov 20th (via Abu Abdalrahman al Banshi tweet)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

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
    7 – 8
  • (2 children2 women3 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]