Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3767

Incident date

June 5, 2019

Location

كفرسجنة, Kafar Sijna, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

One  source claimed that during the night on June 5th, “three civilians were killed and wounded” by the Russian and Syrian regime forces in an attack on a number of cities, including Kafar Sijna. The source did not specify where the civilians were killed and wounded.

The other sources said that Kafrsajna was targeted with phosphorus and Napalm, and led to fires in civilians homes.

No other details are known at this time.

The incident occured during the night.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Fires erupted as a result of targeting it with bombs. (via @Mnar18049738).

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 – 3
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (11) [ collapse]