Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3602

Incident date

March 13, 2019

Location

تل مرديخ , Tal Mardikh, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.81117, 36.79093 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Local media reported that an unspecified number of civilians was wounded in an alleged Russian airstrike on Tal Mardikh, Idlib governorate, on March 13th, 2019.

Horrya wrote: “According to a reporter, Russian warplanes launched heavy air raids, on Tuesday night [March 12th], with rockets and vacuum and concussion missiles on the city of Sarakib and the towns of Tel Mardikh and Khan Sabeel south of Idlib.”

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

The local time of the incident is unknown.

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 attacker
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (4) [ collapse]

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
    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 (4) [ collapse]