Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2918

Incident date

January 19, 2018

Location

سلامين, Salameen, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.85691, 36.9036 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Between six to eight civilians including children from one family were injured in airstrikes on Salameen, according to local media. Sources all blamed Russian warplanes for the strikes.

Image published show children receiving medical treatment in the aftermath of the incident.

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    6–8
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Wounded child in the aftermath of airstrikes on Saraqeb, 19th Jan 2018. (via Shbaballatamneh3)
  • Wounded child in the aftermath of airstrikes on Saraqeb, 19th Jan 2018. (via Shbaballatamneh3)
  • Wounded child in the aftermath of airstrikes on Saraqeb, 19th Jan 2018. (via EMC)

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    6–8
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]