Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2185

Incident date

April 27, 2017

Location

سرمين, Sarmin, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.904042, 36.726111 Note: The accuracy of this location is to level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

An unspecified number of civilians were reportedly wounded in alleged Russian airstrikes on Sarmin in Idlib Governorate on the 27th of April 2017, according to local media.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights was among the majority of sources pointing to Russia. It reported that “ suspected Russian warplanes fired two missiles on al Daraj Archaeologist Bath in the main market in Sarmin city in Idlib governorate northern suburbs, partially damaging its structure on April 27, 2017.”

In a subsequent post, SN4HR added that Russian jets “ fired 2 missiles near al Fardous Mosque”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on al Daraj Archaeologist Bath in the main market in Sarmin city, April 27th (via SN4HR)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Sarmin, April 27th (via Step News Agency)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Sarmin, April 27th (via Step News Agency)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Sarmin, April 27th (via Step News Agency)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Sarmin, April 27th (via Step News Agency)

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
    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 (9) [ collapse]