Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3550

Incident date

January 20, 2019

Location

بكسريا, Baksriya, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Alleged Russian airstrikes targeted the villages of Khan al-Sabil and  Baksriya in the countryside of Jisr al-Shughour.

Around 3 am an alleged strike targeted Baksriya and killed two civilians; one man and a woman.

Between five and nine civilians were reported wounded and were evacuated by the Syrian Civil Defense teams. One local source alleged that most of the wounded were children, but did not mention a specific number.

The incident occured at approximately 3:00 am local time.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5–9
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (30) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Destructed buildings of alleged Russian airstrike that targeted Baksriya (via LCCsy).
  • Destructed building in Baksriya caused by an alleged Russian airstrike (via JMC).
  • Destructed building in Baksriya caused by an alleged Russian (via Jisir TV).
  • Firefighters in the Syrian Civil Defense extinguished a fire in Baksriya caused by an alleged Russian airstrike (via @SyriaCivilDefense).
  • Destructed building in Baksriya caused by an alleged Russian airsrike(via @SyrianCoalition).

Geolocation notes (0) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position for incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5–9
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (30) [ collapse]