Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2919

Incident date

January 19, 2018

Location

اريحا, Ariha, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.8141415, 36.6017972 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

An unspecified number of civilians were killed and wounded in alleged Russian airstrikes on Ariha, according to local media. All sources reported Russian warplanes were to blame.

The sources reported that there were “civilian casualties”, however none specified how many.

@kazim1959idleb reported that there were five strikes.

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
    2
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Ariha, 19th Jan 2018. (via EdlibEMC)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Ariha, 19th Jan 2018. (via EdlibEMC)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Ariha, 19th Jan 2018. (via EdlibEMC)

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
    2
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]