Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2129

Incident date

April 15, 2017

Location

معرة النعمان , Maarat al Numan, 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 adult-male civilian died in an alleged Russian airstrike on Maarat al Numan, according to the Violations Documentation Centre.

The Smart News Agency reported “warplanes that are likely to be Russian launched  raids on the towns of Ma’arat al-Nu’man, Jisr al-Shughur, Kafr Nabal, Bara, Kafr Safra, and al-Barajithi villages, resulting in injuries.”

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

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