Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2689

Incident date

November 9, 2017

Location

معرشورين, Ma'ar Shoreen, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.667511, 36.727252 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Civilians and members of the Civil Defence were injured due to airstrikes which struck  the village of Ma’ar Shoreen. Sources blamed both Russia and the Syrian regime.

Witnesses told Smart News Agency that “that five raids by aircraft likely to be Russian, on civilian homes in the village, wounded two civilians and damaged property.” Ambulances were also reportedly damaged in the double raid.

There were no reported civilian deaths, and no other details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Ambulances damaged in the aftermath of airstrikes on Ma'ar Shoreen, 6th Nov 2017. (via Shareef Al Ismail)
  • Ambulances damaged in the aftermath of airstrikes on Ma'ar Shoreen, 6th Nov 2017. (via Shareef Al Ismail)
  • Ambulances damaged in the aftermath of airstrikes on Ma'ar Shoreen, 6th Nov 2017. (via Shareef Al Ismail)
  • Ambulances damaged in the aftermath of airstrikes on Ma'ar Shoreen, 6th Nov 2017. (via SCD)

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

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]