Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2510

Incident date

September 24, 2017

Location

سراقب, Saraqeb, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.859101, 36.797731 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

At least one civilian was killed in alleged Russian airstrikes against the town of Saraqeb, according to local sources.

A member of the Civil Defence in the city, Laith al-Abdullah, reported the incident and the casualty estimate to Smart News Agency, which was the only source to report on the incident. Smart News Agency also attributed the strike as likely to have been carried out by Russian planes.

It was reported by Step that there were more than three strikes on the vicinity.

Residential housing and a vegetable market were both struck and damaged during the raids.

The incident occured during the night.

Summary

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

Sources (17) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of the raids.
  • Footage showing the raids.
  • Image showing the raids.
  • Vegetable market damaged in the raid.

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
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (17) [ collapse]