Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2121

Incident date

April 13, 2017

Location

معرة التعمان , Ma’arat Al-Nu’man, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.6477913, 36.6591881 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

One or two civilians died and several others were wounded in alleged Russian airstrikes on Ma’arat Al-Nu’man, according to sources on the ground.

Step News Agency reported that “two civilians were killed and several wounded as a result of two Russian air raids on residential areas in the town of Ma’ra al-Nu’man in rural Idlib.”

Other sources mentioned one death – but also pointed to Russia as the culprit.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

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

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • The moment an alleged Russian airstrike hit Ma’arat Al-Nu’man, April 13th 2017 (via MMC)
  • The aftermath of an airstrike on Ma’arat Al-Nu’man, April 13th (via Maara Now)
  • The aftermath of an airstrike on Ma’arat Al-Nu’man, April 13th (via Maara Now)
  • The aftermath of an airstrike on Ma’arat Al-Nu’man, April 13th (via Maara Now)
  • The aftermath of an airstrike on Ma’arat Al-Nu’man, April 13th (via Maara Now)

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
    1 – 2
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]