Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3355

Incident date

March 31, 2018

Location

مرج الزهور, Marj Al Zouhur, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.742153, 36.365309 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed in alleged Russian forces or Syrian regime forces on Marj Al Zuhour in Idlib, Syria on March 31st, 2018, according to local sources.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that “Syrian regime warplanes fired a missile on Marj al Zuhour Primary School in Marj al Zuhour village in the suburbs of Jisr al Shughour city in Idlib governorate western suburbs, partially damaging its building and furniture, on March 31st, 2018.”

Step News reported that one female civilian was killed but there is no information regarding the age of the victim. The source blamed Russian forces.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

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
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]