Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2518

Incident date

September 25, 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

Several civilians were injured in alleged Russian airstrikes against the neighborhoods of Sarmin in Idlib governorate, according to a local source.

Five raids were reportedly carried out.

Step News Agency did not publish a specific estimate of how many civilians were injured, however they indicated it was more than one. Step News identified Russian forces as responsible for carrying out several airstrikes against Sarmin.

It was reported that, “Russian terror aircraft targets tanks loaded with “fuel” in the city of # Sermin countryside # Idlib, which led to the outbreak of large fires in the region.”

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 (17) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • The exact moment airstrikes hit Sarmin.
  • The exact moment airstrikes hit Sarmin.
  • The exact moment airstrikes hit Sarmin.

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 (17) [ collapse]