Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2722

Incident date

November 11, 2017

Location

سنجار, Sanjar, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.590091, 37.004896 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

As many as 12 civilians were wounded, one one woman was killed, in Russian phosphorous strikes on Sanjar, according to local media.

Some sources reported on material damage only, with no casualties.

Smart however reported that “12 civilians were wounded Saturday in an air strike on the village of Sara in Sinjar district (50 km southeast of Idlib city) in northern Syria.” As many as, “Five women and five children were among the injured, including four seriously, one of them was an amputee of an elderly woman,” said the civil defence spokesman in Sinjar Jarab Awaid.

SN4HR reported that “Mrs. Elham Arman al Mansour, killed suspected Russian warplanes machine guns raid on Sera’ village of Sinjar county in Idlib governorate eastern suburbs, on November 11.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Phosphorous strikes, 11th Nov 2017. (via Ali Reza)
  • Phosphorous strikes, 11th Nov 2017. (via Ali Reza)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]