Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3670

Incident date

May 6, 2019

Location

أم نير,, Um Neir, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian died in alleged Russian airstrikes on Um Neir, Idlib governorate, on May 6th, according to local media.

Hmaid al Mohammad was killed as fixed-wing warplanes believed to be Russian fired a missile on Um Neir village in Idlib, according to the Syrian Network for Human Rights. An unknown number of civilians were also wounded.

Anadolu Agency wrote that, according to the Observatory of the Air Traffic Department of the opposition, “Russian planes took off from the Humimim airbase in rural Lattakia (west) and bombed the three towns of Um Neir in the southern countryside of Idlib, and the towns of Kafrna and Zahra al-Madain in the western countryside of Aleppo.”

All sources blamed Russia for the airstrikes.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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 (8) [ 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
    1
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]