Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3676

Incident date

May 7, 2019

Location

مرج الزهور, Marj Al Zuhour, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Up to four civilians were reported killed and eight others including two children were reported injured as Russian forces or Syrian regime targeted with airstrikes or artillery Marj Al Zohur in Idlib on May 7th, 2019, according to local reports.

Two of those killed were workers with a humanitarian organisation for food support.

The Local Coordination Committee Syria and Jisir Media Center reported that one civilian was killed. According to Jisir Media Center, eight other civilians including at least six members of the same family were wounded.

According to Step News and the Syrian Network for Human Rights, two members of the same family were killed, while the Syria.liveuamap claimed a total of three and two wounded.

Syrian Network for Human Rights in a later post identified Jarrah Hadid as one of the victims. He was reportedly a humanitarian aid worker for al Amin Organization for humanitarian support, from Marj al Zohour village in Idlib, who died on May 8th due to wounds sustained in the attack on May 7th. Khaled Hadid was also reported killed.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (8)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4
  • (4 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    8
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (29) [ collapse]

Media
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  • Jarrah Hadid, killed in an alleged Russian airstrike on Marj al Zohour village in Idlib on May 8th (via SN4HR).
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    Fawaz Hadid was reported killed in Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrikes on Marj Al Zohour on May 7th, 2019. (via Khaled Al Aseer).
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    Abu Omar Al Sabe' was reported killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime attacks on Marj Al Zohour on May 7th, 2019. (via Khaled Al Aseer)
  • Khaled Hadid, a worker with a food support organization died as a result of Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Marj Al Zohour in Idlib on May 7th 2019. (via Al-Ameen for Humanitarian Support).
  • Jarrah Hadid, a worker with a humanitarian organisation was reported killed in airstrikes that struck Mari Al Zohour in Idlib on May 7th, 2019. (via Mohammad Harsouny)

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 and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4
  • (4 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    8
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (29) [ collapse]