Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1993

Incident date

March 20, 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

Between two and seven civilians including two women died in alleged Russian or Assad regime airstrikes on the residential neighbourhoods of Jisr Al-Shoghour, according to local sources.

A further eight civilians , including four women, were allegedly injured.

Baladi, Alaraby and Sdusyria put the death toll at three civilians.

IkhwanSyria put the death toll still higher, at seven civilians – and also blamed Russia.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 7
  • (2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–8
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of the strike on Jisir Al Shoghour, March 20th.
  • The White Helmets attend the scene of a strike in Jisir Al-Shoghour, March 20th 2017 (via Zaman alwasl)
  • The White Helmets attend the scene of a strike in Jisir Al-Shoghour, March 20th 2017 (via Zaman alwasl)

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
    2 – 7
  • (2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–8
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]