Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2555

Incident date

September 28, 2017

Location

المعزولة, Al-Ma'zola village, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.903453, 36.441405 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Up to three civilians including a woman and her husband died in an alleged Russian or Assad regime airstrike on Al-Ma’zola, loval media reported.

The Step News Agency reported the death of a woman – and blamed Russia.

However, according to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, “a woman and her husband killed in Syrian regime warplanes missiles fired on al Ma’zola village in Sahel al Rouj in Idlib governorate western suburbs on September 28, 2017.”

The Smart News Agency, citing activists, said that three civilians had died – and also attributed the deaths to Russia.

@MOAZALSHAMY  blamed a regime drone, putting the death toll at three and adding that “dozens” more were wounded.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–24
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (12) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–24
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (12) [ collapse]