Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3549

Incident date

September 8, 2018

Location

كفرعين, Kfarein, idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

One child, most local sources say a girl, was injured in alleged Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrikes on Kfarein in Idlib on September 8th, 2018.

@maraya404 tweeted “A child girl was injured in a raid by the Assad regime, on Kfarein, south of Idlib.”

@IdlibPlus said that barrel bombs were used in the attack “A child was injured as a result of helicopters targeting the Kfarein village in the southern countryside of Idlib, with barrel bombs.”

@HadiAlabdallah and Shaam Network blamed Russia or Russia jointly with the Syrian regime for the incident.

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
    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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (10) [ 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
    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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (10) [ collapse]