Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2730

Incident date

November 14, 2017

Location

العوينة, Al'A'waina, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.318731, 36.433496 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

As many as five children were killed in alleged Russian airstrikes on a gathering of IDP tents in Al’A’waina, local media reported. Syrian Network for Human Rights blamed Russia for the raids.

Initially Syrian Network for Human Rights reported the death of only one child, however this rose to five later on.

Tents were destroyed in the raid.

There are 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
    1 – 5
  • (1–5 children)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]

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 – 5
  • (1–5 children)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]