Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2179

Incident date

April 27, 2017

Location

البارة, Al-Bara, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.68599, 36.54239 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Civilians were reportedly wounded in an alleged Russian airstrike in al Bara, Idlib, according to a local media source.

Whilst other sources have reported that Russian warplanes conducted a strike in al Bara on this day, only one mentioned civilian harm.

Edlib Media Centre reported “wounded fall as a result of the targeting of the outskirts of the town of Idlib by Russian” warplanes.

It was not clear how many civilians were injured as a result of the strike.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

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 (4) [ collapse]

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 specific strikes between April 1st - 31st 2017.

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 (4) [ collapse]