Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3381

Incident date

April 1, 2018

Location

كفر لاته, Kafar Lata, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.795259, 36.628289 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

A civilian was wounded during a air raid on the the town of Kafar Lata in Idlib province, according to local sources.

A missile struck near a primary school causing damage to the building and its furniture.

Smart News said the aircraft were likely Russian, however, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) reported Syrian warplanes were responsible for the strike.

According to SN4HR, “Syrian regime warplanes fired a missile near Kafr Lata Primary School in Kafr Lata village in Jabal al Zaweya area in Idlib governorate southern suburbs, partially damaging its building and furniture, on April 1, 2018. It should be noted that the school is equipped to receive IDPs from Eastern Ghout.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (2) [ 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 type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (2) [ collapse]