Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2717

Incident date

November 11, 2017

Location

رملة, Ramla, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.714183, 37.411194 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

An unspecified number of civilians were injured in a continuation of blanket airstrikes Idlib, which struck Ramla. Sources blamed either Russia or the Syrian regime for the raids.

“Um Muwaylat refugee camp, the villages of Sara’a, Sheikh Baraka and Ramleh in the eastern countryside” were all targeted in the raid.

There are no details of civilian deaths.

While most attributed blame to Russian warplanes, @M_alassad_sy and The_H16 reported that the town was struck by Assad forces, attacking Jahbat al-Nusra fronts.

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 (9) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

Russia has not reported any strikes between November 4th - 20th 2017.

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 (9) [ collapse]