Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3711

Incident date

May 24, 2019

Location

مصيبين , Msibein, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Multiples sources reported that a man and his child were killed in airstrikes on Msibein, Idlib, on May 24th.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights named those killed as Ahmad Abdul Wahed Takko, and his daughter Aseel.

Step News Agency and Mohamed al Hmady reported that Russia was responsible for the airstrikes, while many other sources attributed blame to the Syrian regime.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child1 man)
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (16) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Translation: "4 raids by Russian warplanes on the area "Msibein" in the eastern suburb of Jericho 24/5/2019"
  • Ahmad Abdelwahed Takko

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
    2
  • (1 child1 man)
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (16) [ collapse]