Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2082

Incident date

April 6, 2017

Location

خان السبل, Khan Al-Subul, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.753927, 36.770468 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Up to two civilians were killed, and as many as three were wounded, in an airstrike on Khan Al-Subul. All sources either blamed Russia for the raids or did not attribute any blame.

According to Al Jazeera, those who were wounded were left in a serious condition, and there was considerable material damage – and livestock were killed.

Images published show guided missiles striking the vicinity. Syria News Desk reported that there were more than a dozen missiles fired.

A commander of the Civil defence team in the town of Sarakib told Smart News “a man and two children were wounded by aerial bombardment on the town of neighbouring Khan Al-Subul, injured persons were rushed to nearby medical facilities”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 child1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • A guided missile heading towards Khan Al-Subul, 6th April 2017. (via Idlib event)
  • A guided missile heading towards Khan Al-Subul, 6th April 2017. (via Idlib event)
  • A guided missile heading towards Khan Al-Subul, 6th April 2017. (via Idlib event)

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 April 1st – 31st 2017.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 child1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]