Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3776

Incident date

June 8, 2019

Location

Several towns in Idlib countryside, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Shaam News reported a number of alleged Russian and Syrian regime air and artillery strikes on several towns and villages in Idlib governorate on June 8th, 2019. Possibly, civilians were injured.

According to Shaam News Network, “Syrian regime and Russian military aircraft and helicopter gunships conducted dozens of air raids, accompanied with heavy artillery shelling, on the cities and towns of Ma’arat Al Nu’man, Sarqib, Khan Sheikhoun, Al Hamediyah, Hass, Kafar Awid, Karsa’a, Ma’arat Tahream, Al Habit, Tarmala, Kafar Nabil, Hazarin, Bdama, Safwhen, Khan Al Subul, Al Kana’es, Farwan.”

The source added that there were “two martyrs in Kafar Nabil and girl killed in Ma’arat Al Nu’man and a number of wounded in other areas.” Airwars has assessed the incidents in Kafar Nabil (RS3774) and Ma’arat Al Numan (RS3775) separately. It remains unclear in which specific cities and towns listed by Shaam News Network civilians were injured.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (1) [ collapse]

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
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (1) [ collapse]