Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2935

Incident date

January 26, 2018

Location

الكنايس أو الكنائس, Kanayes or Kana'es, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.7275, 35.7275 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

A man and a woman were killed, and one other was injured in airstrikes which hit the vicinity of Kanayes or Kana’es, according to local media. Sources all blamed Russian warplanes for the raids.

The bombardement ‘targeted the village of churches” in Kanayes or Kana’es with napalm bombs, and RPG’s – according to local media.

The victims were named, as was the wounded civilian.

There are no other details at this time.

The incident occured in the afternoon.

  • Ahmad al-Jaedan Adult male killed
  • Horia Hasan al-Zamel Adult female killed
  • Ahmed Hussein al-Zamel Age unknown male injured

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • 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 (14) [ 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
    2
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • 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 (14) [ collapse]