Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2971

Incident date

February 3, 2018

Location

كفر عميم, Kafr Amam, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.815342, 36.869345 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

An alleged Russian warplane carried out airstrikes in the village of Kafr Amam, Idlib, local media reported, which, according to one source, wounded three civilians.

Several sources reported how the village of Kafr Amam was hit by, which all sources, identified, Russian forces.

The Twitter account Shafii cited the local council who declared the village completely destroyed, including most of the vital facilities – most importantly the water station, which covers most of the surrounding villages.

One source, Smart News Agency, reported through local activists, that three civilians were wounded by the raids and that the Civil Defence had helped them to a nearby medical point.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • The moment the alleged airstrike hit Kafr Amam on February 3rd, 2018 (via Shafii)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

Russia has not reported any strikes between February 1st - 28th 2018.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]