Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1892

Incident date

February 15, 2017

Location

رسم نياص , Rasim Nayyas village, south of Abu adh Dhuhur, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.686581, 37.061906 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Two civilians including a child died and up to 15 more were wounded in an alleged Russian airstrike on a petrol station/oil refinery in Rasim Nayyas village, local media reported.

All4Syria reported: “two civilians were killed and 15 others injured Wednesday in a Russian air strike on the village of Rasim Nayas in the eastern suburb of Idlib.

“‘The Russian airliner launched an air raid on the village of Nayas, targeting a petrol station, which caused the burning of the station and the killing of two civilians – and injury of others with burns,’ said Abdul Razzaq al-Subeeh, a correspondent for All Partners.”

According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, “two civilians including a child died in suspected Russian warplanes missiles fired on Rasm Nyas town in Idlib governorate eastern suburbs, February 15, 2017.”

Idlib media centre published “photos of the targeting by Russian occupation forces of a refinery in Rasim Nayyas village south of Abdu adh Dhuhur in the Idlib countryside”.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–15
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • 'Photos of the targeting by Russian occupation forces of a refinery in Rasim Nayyas village, south of Abdu adh Dhuhur in the Idlib countryside." (via EMC)
  • 'Photos of the targeting by Russian occupation forces of a refinery in Rasim Nayyas village, south of Abdu adh Dhuhur in the Idlib countryside." (via EMC)
  • 'Photos of the targeting by Russian occupation forces of a refinery in Rasim Nayyas village, south of Abdu adh Dhuhur in the Idlib countryside." (via EMC)
  • 'Photos of the targeting by Russian occupation forces of a refinery in Rasim Nayyas village, south of Abdu adh Dhuhur in the Idlib countryside." (via EMC)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–15
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]