Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3600

Incident date

March 13, 2019

Location

سراقب, Saraqeb, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.859101, 36.797731 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Two women were reported wounded in an alleged Russian air or artillery strike on Saraqeb on March 13th, 2019, according to sources on the ground.

On March 13th Neda reported: “At night, Russian aircraft fired heavy artillery at the town of Sarqab in the eastern suburb of Idlib using high-explosive rockets, injuring two women.”

Al Jazeera Arabic also said that two women were wounded.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • Syrian Civil Defence volunteers at the site after alleged Russian air or artillery strikes on Saraqeb on March 13th, 2019 (via Edlib Media Center).
  • Syrian Civil Defence volunteer inspecting rubble after alleged Russian air or artillery strikes on Saraqeb on March 13th, 2019 (via Edlib Media Center).
  • A Syrian Civil Defence volunteer in the aftermath of alleged Russian air or artillery strikes on Saraqeb on March 13th, 2019 (via Edlib Media Center).
  • A Syrian Civil Defence volunteer in the aftermath of alleged Russian air or artillery strikes on Saraqeb on March 13th, 2019 (via Edlib Media Center).
  • The aftermath of alleged Russian air or artillery strikes on Saraqeb on March 13th, 2019 (via Edlib Media Center).
  • A civilian receives treatment following an alleged Russian strike on Saraqeb (via ENab Baladi)

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 and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]