Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3642

Incident date

May 1, 2019

Location

القصابية, Al Qassabiya, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Halab Today reported that several civilians were wounded by airstrikes in the towns of Al-Qasabiya and Tramla in the countryside of Idlib.

While a number of sources reported the airstrikes without citing casualties, Halab Today TV referred to “several wounded” in the attack.

Macro Media Center said also that a school was struck by the vacuum missiles from Russian warplanes, causing huge damage to its building.

Sources named both Russian forces and the Syrian regime as the belligerents responsible for the attack.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Video Caption Translation: "The size of destruction caused by the bombing of Russian aircraft by the rockets of the school of Qasabiya rural Idlib South, which caused considerable damage inside the school and out of service in full" (via Macro Media Center)

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
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]