Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1902

Incident date

February 17, 2017

Location

جسر الشغور, Jisir Al-Shoghour, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.814269, 36.31994 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Up to two civilians were reportedly wounded during an alleged Russian airstrike on Jisr Al-Shoghour, according to local media. There were limited known sources for this event and it should be noted that only one source attributed responsibility to Russia.

Both AMC Aleppo and RFS North tweeted that one woman had been injured in an unidentified airstrike in Salhiyah, Jisr Al-Shoghour.

However, Idlib Media Centre reported that “Russian occupation raids have stepped up on the area around Jisr al Shoughour…injuring a woman and a man”.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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, Unknown

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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, Unknown

Sources (3) [ collapse]