Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3194

Incident date

March 7, 2018

Location

كفر يدين, Kafa Yadin, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

34.524167, 36.562222 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Subdistrict level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Subdistrict

Airwars assessment

One to three civilians were killed, and dozens more were injured in airstrikes on Kafa Yadin, 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.

Jisr Media Centre reported “four civilian casualties after two strikes on # Kafar Yadinand # Ghassaniya and throwing explosive barrels at the  Al Najiya and Al Kinda  in the western village 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 (12) [ 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 (12) [ collapse]