Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2883

Incident date

January 10, 2018

Location

معرة النعمان, Ma'arat Nu'man, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.6477913, 36.6591881 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Two warplanes killed one to two civilians and wounded others in airstrikes on he residential neighbourhood of Ma’arat Nu’man, local media reported. Sources were conflicted as to who was to blame. Some attributed blame to Russia, others to the Syrian regime, and one did not attribute blame but reported on the presence of “warplanes”.

No specific numbers were reported as wounded.

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 – 2
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (7) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Maarat Nu'man, 10th Jan 2018. (via Syria Civil Defence)
  • Airstrikes in Maarat Nu'man, 10th Jan 2018. (via Edlib Media Centre)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Maarat Nu'man, 10th Jan 2018. (via Edlib Media Centre)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Maarat Nu'man, 10th Jan 2018. (via Edlib Media Centre)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Maarat Nu'man, 10th Jan 2018. (via Edlib Media Centre)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Maarat Nu'man, 10th Jan 2018. (via Edlib Media Centre)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Maarat Nu'man, 10th Jan 2018. (via Edlib Media Centre)

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
    1 – 2
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]