Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3449

Incident date

June 21, 2018

Location

مرعيان, Mar'ayan, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two children were killed when a bomb from a previous Russian bombing exploded in the village of Mar’ayan  in Idlib, Syria on June 21st, 2018 according to local sources.

Step News Agency tweeted that “Two children were killed in the village of Mar’ayan  in Idlib countryside, as a result of an explosion of a bomb from previous bombing of the village.”

Edlib Media Center, @RFS_meidaoffice, @yaerob_99 and @Mohamed7Borak blamed the Russian forces for this.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 children)
  • 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

Sources (5) [ collapse]

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
    2
  • (2 children)
  • 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

Sources (5) [ collapse]