Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2558

Incident date

September 29, 2017

Location

كفرجالس , Kafr Jalis, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.976182, 36.613076 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

A five-month-pregnant woman and her unborn child were killed in airstrikes, likely by Russian warplanes, on Kafr Jaless on the morning of September 29th, a local source, the Smart News Agency, reported.

Smart also reported the wounding of other civilians as a result of the airstrike. According to one of the villagers, the targeted house had become home to displaced persons from Al-Saan, of which the five-month-pregnant woman was one.

Several other sources reported only the death of a woman and injury of several other civilians.

Ibrahim Yasouf  said that a woman and her six-month-old baby were killed.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (0–1 children1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (14) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Translation: "The martyrdom of a woman in the town of Kafarjas displaced from Hama ِAl Salameah as a result of the targeting of Russian warplane"
  • The aftermath of a strike on Kafr Jalis, Spet 29th (via Idlib Lahza be Lahaza)
  • A dead child lies in the rubble following a strike on Kafr Jalis, Sept 29th (via Ibrahim Yasouf)
  • The aftermath of a strike on Kafr Jalis, Sept 29th (via Ibrahim Yasouf)
  • The aftermath of a strike on Kafr Jalis, Sept 29th (via Ibrahim Yasouf)

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
    1 – 2
  • (0–1 children1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (14) [ collapse]