Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3030

Incident date

February 17, 2018

Location

حزانو, Hazano, Idlib , Syria

Geolocation

36.08965, 36.71404 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Up to three civilians, all children, were killed and as many as seven, including women and children, were wounded as alleged Russian warplanes struck the village of Hazano, Idlib, local media reported.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) reported that the air raids had hit “near al Kabir Mosque in Hazano village”

Like the majority of reports, the Smart News Agency, who cited the local police in Hazano, reported that two children were killed and seven others were injured, adding that the strikes occurred in the morning.

Other sources, including SN4HR, only reported the death of a female child, who was identified by name.

According to the Shaam News Network, “heavy air raids” killed two brothers while wounding two children and two women from the same family.

The number of wounded spanned from two to as many as seven, including both women and children as reported by multiple media.

All of the known sources agreed that Russia was responsible.

The incident occured in the morning.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • (1–3 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–7
  • 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 (19) [ collapse]

Media
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    The Civil Defense digging up the body of a dead child from under the rubble following the alleged Russian shelling of Hazano, Idlib, February 17th, 2018 (via Jsirtv)
  • The aftermath of the alleged Russian shelling of Hazano, Idlib, February 17th, 2018 (via Smart News Agency)
  • The aftermath of the alleged Russian shelling of Hazano, Idlib, February 17th, 2018 (via Jsirtv)
  • The aftermath of the alleged Russian shelling of Hazano, Idlib, February 17th, 2018 (via Syria Noor News)
  • The alleged Russian strikes ignited fire to a civilian house as Hazano, Idlib, was subject to aerial shelling on February 17th, 2018 (via Mohammed Aldaher)
  • Civil Defence trying to extinguish the fire ignited upon civilian houses by the alleged Russian strikes in Hazano, Idlib, February 17th, 2018 (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Some of the many civilians that were left wounded following the alleged Russian shelling of Hazano, Idlib, February 17th, 2018 (via Mohammed Aldaher)
  • The aftermath of the alleged Russian shelling of Hazano, Idlib, February 17th, 2018 (via @7UFCmSxd0IUBffH)
  • The aftermath of the alleged Russian shelling of Hazano, Idlib, February 17th, 2018 (via @7UFCmSxd0IUBffH)
  • The aftermath of the alleged Russian shelling of Hazano, Idlib, February 17th, 2018 (via Edlib Media Center)
  • The aftermath of the alleged Russian shelling of Hazano, Idlib, February 17th, 2018 (via Edlib Media Center)
  • The aftermath of the alleged Russian shelling of Hazano, Idlib, February 17th, 2018 (via Edlib Media Center)
  • The aftermath of the alleged Russian shelling of Hazano, Idlib, February 17th, 2018 (via Edlib Media Center)

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 – 3
  • (1–3 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–7
  • 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 (19) [ collapse]