Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3755

Incident date

June 3, 2019

Location

حيش, Heesh, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Multiple sources reported that one civilian was killed in Heesh, Idlib, on June 3rd.

Three sources named the victim of the airstrikes as Abdel Qadir al-Salloum.

Syrian Network for Human Rights and other sources claimed that “missiles were fired near Martyr Fajr al Ismail School”, with this source also reporting that the airstrikes “destroyed the school’s building and fence, and damaged its furniture.”

The majority of sources stated that the Syrian regime was responsible for the attack, while Shaam News named Russia as an active belligerent in the airstrikes alongside the Syrian Regime.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • 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 attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (15) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Image Caption: "Syrian regime warplanes fired missiles near Martyr Fajr al Ismail School in Heesh village in Idlib governorate southern suburbs, killing Abdul Qader al Salloum, destroying the school’s building and fence and damaging its furniture, on June 3rd." (via Syrian Network for Human Rights)
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Heesh in Idlib on June 3rd, 2019. (via @ahmd_alyosef)

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
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]