Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3578

Incident date

January 20, 2019

Location

الجانودية, Al Janoudiya, Jisir Al Shughur countryside, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.8839, 36.291466 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

One civilian died and up to four others were wounded in an alleged Russian airstrike which reportedly destroyed a bakery in al Janoudiya, local media reported.

According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, “warplanes we believe were Russian bombed al Taqwa automatic bakery in  the north of al Janoudiya village in Idlib governorate, destroying its building and damaging tis equipment. The bakery went out of service, on January 20th.”

@RaedAlSaleh3 added that “an oven and an olive press” were destroyed – and also blamed Russia.

Jisirtv  noted that one civilian was killed. Horrya reported that two workers in the bakery were injured, though Mena-monitor put the number at four.

Providing some context, the Shaam News Network said that the bakery had “recently opened to provide bread to civilians and camp residents in the area”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–4
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Destruction of the " al Taqwa" bakery, caused by an alleged Russian airstrike (via SN4HR).
  • Destruction of a bakery in Al Janoudiya caused by an alleged Russian airstrike (via JMC).
  • Destruction of a bakery in Al Janoudiya caused by an alleged Russian airstrike (via JMC).
  • Destruction of a bakery in Al Janoudiya caused by an alleged Russian airstrike (via JMC).
  • Destruction of a bakery caused by an alleged Russian airstrike (via JMC).

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
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–4
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]