Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3026

Incident date

February 15, 2018

Location

الموزرة, al-Mozara, Idlib , Syria

Geolocation

35.659875, 36.439311 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Alleged Russian warplanes struck the village of al-Mazara, Idlib, and wounded up to five civilians, including a woman, while leaving parts of the village completely destroyed, local media reported.

Smart News Agency reported that “warplanes believed to be Russian” wounded five civilians, including a woman, and added that three houses were destroyed, as the village was struck.

Edlib Media Center added that the area had been struck by vacuum missiles.

No sources mentioned whether the strikes resulted in fatalities.

All known sources pointed to Russia as the culprit.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Footage from destroyed parts of al-Mazara, Idlib, after being subject to alleged Russian airstrikes on February 15th, 2018 (via Edlib Media Center)
  • Footage from destroyed parts of al-Mazara, Idlib, after being subject to alleged Russian airstrikes on February 15th, 2018 (via Jsirtv)
  • Footage from destroyed parts of al-Mazara, Idlib, after being subject to alleged Russian airstrikes on February 15th, 2018 (via Smart News Agency)

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
    2–5
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]