Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3629

Incident date

April 28, 2019

Location

البشيرية, Al Bashiriya, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Local media reported that two children were wounded in alleged Russian airstrikes with vacuum rockets on the town of Al Bashiriya in Idlib.

EdlibEmc1 posted “Two children were injured as a result the targeting by the Russian occupation warplanes of the town of Al Bashiriya west of Idlib with concussion missiles.”

No further details are currently available.

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

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • An alleged Russian airstrike hits Al Bashriya, April 28th (via EdlibEMC1)
  • An alleged Russian airstrike hits Al Bashriya, April 28th (via EdlibEMC1)
  • A wounded child is rescued from Al Bashriya on April 28th following an alleged Russian airstrike on the town (via JMC)
  • A reported Russian airstrike hits Al Bashiriya, Idlib, April 28th (via Syriapost 3)

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

Sources (7) [ collapse]