Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3601

Incident date

March 13, 2019

Location

Khan Subul, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.753927, 36.770468 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Local media reported that an unspecified number of civilians was wounded in alleged Russian airstrikes on Khan Subul, Idlib governorate, on March 13th, 2019.

Edlib Media Center reported that “civilians were wounded by Russian airstrikes with high-explosive missiles on the town of Khan Al Sabul east of Idlib.” 

Step Agency wrote that “Russian Air Force launches several air raids on the towns of Sarqeb, Khan Al Sabul, the vicinity of Mardikh hill east of Idlib and [there are] reports of casualties.”

@FB83a9CJaVKcK9P reported the raids took place around 12:05 AM.

Whereas most sources blamed Russia for the airstrikes, Syria Live map noted that the Assad regime also carried out strikes on the town.

The incident occured at 12:05 am local time.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • 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 attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Khan Subul, March 13th (via Mohammed Bala'as).
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Khan Subul, March 13th 2019 (via SNN).
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Khan Subul, March 13th 2019 (via SNN).
  • Syrian Civil Defence volunteers on the site after an alleged Russian airstrike on Khan Subul, March 13th 2019 (via SNN).
  • A man standing on rubble after an alleged Russian airstrike on Khan Subul, March 13th 2019 (via SNN).

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
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • 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 attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (11) [ collapse]