Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3748

Incident date

June 1, 2019

Location

فليفل , Falifal, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

A woman was killed and an unknown number of others were injured in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on the village of Falifal, Idlib governorate, on June 1st, 2019, according to local sources.

@MasarPressNet tweeted that “a woman was martyred and several civilians were wounded due to airstrikes on the village of Falifal in Jabal Shahshabo in the southern countryside.” Other sources, such as Orient News, reported the same numbers.

The Syrian Civil Defence in Idlib wrote that “the civil defence immediately went to the place and to check it. The result was the death of a woman and the enormous destruction of homes and properties.”

While Smart News Agency and @syrianmosaic attributed the attack to the Syrian regime, Shaam News Network named both Russia and the Syrian regime as responsible for the attack. Other sources did not specify the belligerent of the strikes.

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 woman)
  • 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
    Unknown, Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • Translation: “A raid by warplanes targeted the village of Falifal in Jabal Shehshabo. The civil defense immediately went to the place and worked to check it. The result was the death of a woman and the enormous destruction of homes and properties” (via Syrian Civil Defence).
  • Syrian Civil Defence volunteers in Falifal after the village was struck with alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on June 1st, 2019 (via Syrian Civil Defence Idlib).
  • Syrian Civil Defence volunteers at the target site after alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Falifal on June 1st, 2019 (via Syrian Civil Defence Idlib).
  • Injured civilian in an ambulance after alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Falifal on June 1st, 2019 (via Syrian Civil Defence Idlib).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Falifal on June 1st, 2019 (via Syrian Civil Defence Idlib).
  • Syrian Civil Defence volunteers at the target site after alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Falifal on June 1st, 2019 (via Syrian Civil Defence Idlib).

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown 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
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • 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
    Unknown, Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (9) [ collapse]