Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3351a

Incident date

March 28, 2018

Location

القصابية, Al Qassabiya, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.4654453, 36.4964532 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

A number of civilians were reported injured in alleged Russian airstrikes or Syrian regime forces shelling on Al Qassabiya in Idlib, Syria on March 28th, 2018, according to local sources.

Step News reported “airstrikes by Russian warplanes on the town of Al-Qasabiya in the southern countryside of Idlib led to the injury of a number of civilians, on March 28th 2018.”

@AlRawad_sy reported shelling by Syrian regime forces on Al Qassabiya on the same day.

@media_idlib said the attacks caused huge damage in civilians’ properties.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (8) [ collapse]

  • Aftermath of artillery shelling allegedly by the regime forces over the outskirts of the Qasabiya village in the northern Hama countryside on March 28th, 2018 (via @AlRawad_sy)
  • Damage to civilians' homes in the village of Qasabiya, Idlib on March 28th 2018, as a result of alleged Russian airstrikes. (via Saad Al Afra)
  • Damage to civilians' homes in the village of Qasabiya, Idlib on March 28th 2018, as a result of alleged Russian airstrikes. (via Saad Al Afra)
  • Damage to civilians' homes in the village of Qasabiya, Idlib on March 28th 2018, as a result of alleged Russian airstrikes. (via Saad Al Afra)
  • Damage to civilians' homes in the village of Qasabiya, Idlib on March 28th 2018, as a result of alleged Russian airstrikes. (via Saad Al Afra)
  • Damage to civilians' homes in the village of Qasabiya, Idlib on March 28th 2018, as a result of alleged Russian airstrikes. (via Saad Al Afra)
  • Damage to civilians' homes in the village of Qasabiya, Idlib on March 28th 2018, as a result of alleged Russian airstrikes. (via Saad Al Afra)
  • Damage to civilians' homes in the village of Qasabiya, Idlib on March 28th 2018, as a result of alleged Russian airstrikes. (via Saad Al Afra)

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 and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]