Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2939

Incident date

January 28, 2018

Location

كفرنبل, Kafr Nabil, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.6155094, 36.5471898 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Two raids killed as many as two civilians in Kafr Nabil, according to local media. Sources were conflicted as to who was to blame, some attributing blame to Russia, while Violations Documentation Centre amongst others blame the Syrian regime.

According to media, as many as ten civilians were also injured in the raids, including three women and three children.

RFS Media Office is the only source to report that two civilians were killed. The others named one adult male. An image of him was published on a civilian Facebook Page.

There are no other details at this time.

The incident occured around midday.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    10
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Kafr Nabil, 28th Jan 2018. (via Ebaa News Agency)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Kafr Nabil, 28th Jan 2018. (via Ebaa News Agency)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Kafr Nabil, 28th Jan 2018. (via Ebaa News Agency)
  • The exact moment an airstrike hit Kafr Nabil, 28th Jan 2018. (via @Omar_Madaniah)
  • Tayseer Khaled al-Othman, killed in airstrikes on Kafr Nabil, 28th Jan 2018. (via Ibrahim Al Qasim)

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
    10
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]