Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3230

Incident date

March 11, 2018

Location

بنش, Binnesh, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.958429, 36.711587 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

An elderly woman was killed and up to three other civilians were injured in airstrikes on Binnesh, local media reported. Most sources attributed the blame to Russia, however, the Violations Documentation Centre blamed the Syrian/Russian alliance.

The woman was named as Muna Hamdoun. On March 11th, Halab Today TV said that she died “at noon” after she was injured in the raids.

According to the Smart News network, a man and “several others” were also wounded. Then man was transferred to a field hospital in the area.

Between six and 10 raids were reportedly, causing “massive destruction to local infrastructure”.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (10) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Binnish, 11th March 2018. (via Smart News Agency)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Binnish, 11th March 2018. (via @sonsofrevo)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Binnish, 11th March 2018. (via @sonsofrevo)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Binnish, 11th March 2018. (via @sonsofrevo)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Binnish, 11th March 2018. (via @SyriaCivilDefe)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Binnish, 11th March 2018. (via @lh8DP5ak63kpt3L)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Binnish, 11th March 2018. (via @IdlibPlus)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Binnish, 11th March 2018. (via @IdlibPlus)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Binnish, 11th March 2018. (via @IdlibPlus)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Binnish, 11th March 2018. (via @IdlibPlus)

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 status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]