Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2115

Incident date

April 11, 2017

Location

Syria

Geolocation

35.9266201, 36.6180588 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

One named civilian was wounded in an alleged Russian airstrike on Idlib city, according to a single source.

According to the Smart News Agency, “the destruction was caused by Russian air strikes on the perimeter of the Cariton building in the city of Idlib on 11 April 2017, which resulted in the injury of a number of civilians. Abu Mohammed [possibly the injured civilian as his name matches the name given further down in the report of the wounded victim], a resident of the neighborhood said that the warplanes launched the first raid, and ten minutes after that a second raid, pointing out that the raids were targeting civilians and ambulances, in addition to the rescue teams. Another person, Abu Hassan, said that there is no military headquarters in the region, noting that the air raids are repeated daily on the city.

Khaled_1987dn tweeted that there had been an air raid but said that “no injuries” had been reported so far.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Abu Muhammad Age unknown male "A civilian resident of the neighborhood" killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]