Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3193

Incident date

March 7, 2018

Location

العالية, Al Alia, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

32.993582, 36.032004 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One to three civilians were killed, and dozens more were injured in airstrikes on AAl Alia, local media reported. Sources attributed the blame to both Russia and the Syrian regime.

Three raids directly struck the town, with media reporting that both Russian RPG’s and explosive barrel bombs were used on the vicinity.

Idlib Plus tweeted that there were “three martyrs, and a number of wounded, as a result of the raids launched by the warplanes on Ghassaniya, Kfreddin and Al Alia in the countryside of  Jisr Al-Shughour.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Ibrahim Mahmoud Abdel Rahman Age unknown male killed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–24
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al Ghassaniya, 7th March 2018. (via Jisr.Media.Center)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al Ghassaniya, 7th March 2018. (via Jisr.Media.Center)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al Ghassaniya, 7th March 2018. (via Jisr.Media.Center)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al Ghassaniya, 7th March 2018. (via Jisr.Media.Center)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Al Ghassaniya, 7th March 2018. (via @SyriaCivilDefe)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–24
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (11) [ collapse]