Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3791

Incident date

June 11, 2019

Location

كفرعين, Kfarein, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Seven civilians including a woman were reported killed in airstrikes on Kfarein, Idlib, on June 11th.

While the Local Coordination Committee for Syria reported “five martyrs and four wounded, including women and children” in the attack, Syria Civil Defense and Syria.liveuamap cited seven fatalities.

Also reporting “at least five” fatalities, as “missiles were fired on the residential neighbourhoods in Kfarein village,” Syrian Network for Human Rights alleged that of those killed, one was a woman.

Later, local sources listed names of seven civilians killed in this incident including one woman. A local source said children were among those killed but the number is not identified yet.

Three sources attributed the airstrikes to the Syrian regime, while one other source named Russian forces alongside the Syrian regime in reporting the incident. Meanwhile, one other source did not positively attribute blame.

No other information is known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Family members (3)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    7
  • (1 child1 woman5 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]

  • One of seven civilians reported killed in Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Kfarein in Idlib on June 11th, 2019. (via Ebrahim Al Haj).
  • One of seven civilians reported killed in Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Kfarein in Idlib on June 11th, 2019. (via Ebrahim Al Haj).
  • Images of five civilians reported killed in Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Kfarein in Idlib on June 11th, 2019. (via Ahmad Al Khatouf).
  • One of seven civilians reported killed in Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Kfarein in Idlib on June 11th, 2019. (via Mustafa Al Harbi).
  • One of seven civilians reported killed in Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Kfarein in Idlib on June 11th, 2019. (via Mustafa Al Harbi).
  • One of seven civilians reported killed in Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Kfarein in Idlib on June 11th, 2019. (via Mustafa Al Harbi).
  • One of seven civilians reported killed in Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Kfarein in Idlib on June 11th, 2019. (via Mustafa Al Harbi).

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
    7
  • (1 child1 woman5 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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]