Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3363

Incident date

March 31, 2018

Location

سفوهن, Sefohen, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.607757, 36.463838 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

@ramiswidfree reported: “An air strike by a warplane targeted the town of Sfohen in Jabal Shehshabo. The civil defense personnel immediately went to the location of the raid and worked to inspect the place. No civilian casualties were recorded and the material damage was limited.”

However, the Shaam New Network said: “Russian and Regime warplanes launched dozens of very violent air raids on the cities and towns of Idlib, causing dozens of martyrs and wounded civilians… There were a number of wounded in Khan Shekhun, Mhambel,Al Naqir, Al habit, Mukah, Al Taman’a ,Al  Khwain and Sefohen in the southern countryside, Jisr al-Shoghour, Marj Zuhour and Al Zyadiya in the western countryside.”

No further details are currently available.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • The White Helmets inspect the site on an airstrike in Sefohen, March 31st 2018.

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]