Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2022

Incident date

March 24, 2017

Location

اورم الجوز, Urme Al joz, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.790833, 36.565833 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

At least one, but more likely two civilians – a woman and her child – were killed and several more wounded in alleged Russian airstrikes on the village of Urme al-Joz in Idlib, according to sources on the ground.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that “one child and his mother died when suspected Russian warplanes missiles fired on Orm al Jouz town in Idlib governorate southern suburbs, March 24, 2017.” 

Besides from @abutaym_halabi, who only reported one victim, the remaining sources agreed with the Syrian Network for Human Rights, reporting the death of a mother and her child.

Sources reported that in addition to the victims, “several” civilians were left wounded.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 child1 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 (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • The moment alleged Russian aerial shelling hit Urme Al joz, Idlib, March 24, 2017 (via Thiqa News Agency)

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 not reported any strikes between March 1st - 31st 2017.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 child1 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 (6) [ collapse]