Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3426

Incident date

May 4, 2018

Location

أرينبة, Arinba, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.7008012, 36.4545036 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Up to four civilians were killed and as many as five more – including three women – were wounded in alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Arinba in Idlib Governorate on May 4th 2017, local media reported.

The Smart News Agency reported: “A civilian was killed and five others injured on Saturday night May 5, 2018, as a result of air raids on the village of Arinba, south of Idlib province, north of Syria for the second day in a row”.

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, “and a man and a son of the same family were killed”.

The identities of the victims are presently unknown.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 4
  • (1 child1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (14) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Translation: Four martyrs and several wounded as Russian warplanes targeted, with missiles, Arinba town south of Idlib."
  • Translation: Russian aircraft launched an air strike targeting the village of Arinba in the southern countryside of Idlib, causing several civilian casualties.

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
    1 – 4
  • (1 child1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (14) [ collapse]