Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3698

Incident date

May 15, 2019

Location

أم النير, Um Nair, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

A civilian male was killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Umm Nair in Jabal Shashbwa on May 15th, according to local sources.

Justice Organization wrote that “civilian Shadi Muhammad Al Omair was killed by the bombing of the regime’s helicopters with explosive barrels on the village of Umm Nair in Jabal Shahshabo in the southern countryside of Idlib.”

Suriye.u.a.d, however, reported a civilian death as the result of Russian airstrikes on the town.

Most sources, including the Syrian Network for Human Rights, blamed the Syrian regime for the airstrikes.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Translation: "Civilian Shadi Muhammad Al Omair was killed by the bombing of the regime’s helicopters with explosive barrels on the village of Umm Nair in Jabal Shahshabo in the southern countryside of Idlib" (via Justice Organization).

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (7) [ collapse]