Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2898

Incident date

January 15, 2018

Location

جوباس, Jubas, south of Saraqeb, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.836974, 36.760506 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One to two civilians were killed – one was named – and as many as eight others were wounded in alleged Russian airstrikes on Jubas, according to local media. All sources reported that Russia was to blame except one source which attributed blame to the Syrian regime.

The strikes, which reportedly occurred in the night, consisted of five raids, according to local media.

Wounded civilians were trapped under the rubble, and members of the Civil Defence helped to dig out casualties. Six of the wounded civilians were reported by local media to be children.

Victims were taken to medical points in the nearby vicinity.

The incident occured during the night.

  • Qutaiba Ahmad Satouf Adult male killed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    8
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

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    Wounded civilian children in the aftermath of airstrikes on Jubass, 15th Jan 2018. (via @ibrahemaleosef)

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
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    8
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]