Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2511

Incident date

September 24, 2017

Location

معرة حرمة, Ma'arat Horma, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.5497387, 36.5422624 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

At least two civilians, including a girl, were injured in airstrikes against the town of Ma’arat Horma in southern Idlib, local media reported.

According to the Smart News Agency, the bombs used in the attack were cluster bombs. Smart News Agency was the only source to report on the incident and blamed Russia as the likely culprit of the attack.

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 (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Footage of the raids.
  • The aftermath of an airstrike. (via SN4HR)

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 (13) [ collapse]