Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2996

Incident date

February 8, 2018

Location

سراقب, Saraqeb, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.859101, 36.797731 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Local sources reported one civilian was killed and several were left wounded as alleged Russian airstrikes hit a grain production in Saraqeb, Idlib.

Footage from the aftermath of the incident showed how the area, containing a farm for grain production was struck and largely left destroyed.

Among the sources who reported the death toll, all reported one fatality. It should, however, be noted that al-Jazeera reported that alleged Russain airstrikes killed a total of seven civilians in both Saraqeb the village of Meshmshan in the countryside of Idlib, but did not specify how many in each town.

Finally, all the sources who identified the culprit, pointed to Russia.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (7) [ collapse]

  • Footage from the aftermath of the alleged strikes in Saraqeb, Idlib, February 8th, 2018, that inflicted great damage to large parts of the town (via EMC)
  • A grain production was struck and largely left destroyed by the alleged Russian airstrikes in Saraqeb, Idlib, February 8th, 2018 (via EMC)
  • A grain production was struck and largely left destroyed by the alleged Russian airstrikes in Saraqeb, Idlib, February 8th, 2018 (via EMC)
  • A grain production was struck and largely left destroyed by the alleged Russian airstrikes in Saraqeb, Idlib, February 8th, 2018 (via EMC)
  • A grain production was struck and largely left destroyed by the alleged Russian airstrikes in Saraqeb, Idlib, February 8th, 2018 (via EMC)
  • A grain production was struck and largely left destroyed by the alleged Russian airstrikes in Saraqeb, Idlib, February 8th, 2018 (via EMC)
  • A grain production was struck and largely left destroyed by the alleged Russian airstrikes in Saraqeb, Idlib, February 8th, 2018 (via EMC)

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
    1
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]