Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2980

Incident date

February 6, 2018

Location

ترملا , Tarmala, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.5250124, 36.4741687 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

At least two and as many as four civilians were killed, including one child, while several others were left wounded as alleged Russain warplanes struck the al Shamali neighbourhood in Tarmala village, Idlib, local media reported.

Up to four civilians were killed in this incident, where all sources unanimously attributed blame to Russia.

While Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) said that two civilians were killed, one child and one adult man, both identified by name, Edlib Media Center said that the strike had killed as many as four civilians.

LCCSY described the incident as a “massacre” and added that besides from the killed, several were left wounded under the rubble.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 4
  • (1 child1 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • The media activist, Fuad Mohammad al Hussein, was killed by the alleged Russian strikes in Tarmala, Idlib, February 6th, 2018 (via SN4HR)
  • The child Kamal Mohammad al Turk was killed by the alleged Russian strikes in Tarmala, Idlib, February 6th, 2018 (via SN4HR)

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
    2 – 4
  • (1 child1 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 (5) [ collapse]