Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2540

Incident date

September 26, 2017

Location

معرة حرمة, Maarat 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

Three civilians were wounded in an airstrike, likely to be Russian, on the town of Maarat Horma in southern Idlib, according to the Smart News Agency. The wounded were transferred to nearby field hospitals.

According to @SyrianCoalition, the strike destroyed “the northern school” in the town.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • The ruins of the "northern school" in Maarat Horma following an alleged Russian airstrike on Sept 26th 2017.
  • The ruins of the "northern school" in Maarat Horma following an alleged Russian airstrike on Sept 26th 2017

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]