Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3238

Incident date

March 12, 2018

Location

جفتلك حج حمود, Jafatlek Haj Hamoud, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.837778, 36.310833 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Between two and three civilians were killed and as many as ten others were wounded in alleged Russian airstrikes on Jafatlek Haj Hamoud, local media reported. Sources attributed the blame to Moscow on this occasion.

The alleged Russian missile caused destruction to civilian property.

Members of the Civil Defence teams worked to retrieve the bodies of the dead and rescue the wounded from the rubble.

Idlib Plus: Two air raids targeting “Jafatlek Haj Hamoud ” in the village of Jisr al-Shughour, it is noteworthy that the same area was targeted in the morning, killing two civilians and wounding ten others.”

Masar Press said that “two Russian rockets landed on the town of Jafatlek in the village of Jisr al-Shughour, killing two civilians and wounding several civilians.”

According to the White Helmets, there were “two martyrs and eight injured as a result of an air raid by the Russian warplanes targeted the village of Jafatlek Haj Hamoud north of the city of Jisr al-Shughur with several high-impact space rockets. The Civil Defense teams worked to retrieve the bodies of the martyrs and rescue the wounded.”

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The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (6)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 3
  • (1–2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    7–10
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (8) [ collapse]

  • Victims of the raid on airstrikes on Jisreen, 12th March 2018. (viaTareq Alraj
  • Victims of the raid on airstrikes on Jisreen, 12th March 2018. (via Jisr Al Shoughour deaths)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Jafatlek Haj Hamoud, 12th March 2018. (via @aboahmad1ahmad)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Jafatlek Haj Hamoud, 12th March 2018. (via @SyriaCivilDefe)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Jafatlek Haj Hamoud, 12th March 2018. (via IDLIB PLUS)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Jafatlek Haj Hamoud, 12th March 2018. (via Jisir Al Shoughour media centre)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Jafatlek Haj Hamoud, 12th March 2018. (via Baraa Al Jisry)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Jafatlek Haj Hamoud, 12th March 2018. (via Smart News Agency)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 3
  • (1–2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    7–10
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]