Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3794

Incident date

June 13, 2019

Location

جوزف, Jouzef , Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

A child was killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jouzef, Idlib, on June 13th, 2019, according to local sources. At least one other man was injured.

@shabablatamni tweeted: “A child was killed and others were wounded, as the regime’s warplanes bombed the village of Jouzef, in the southern Idlib countryside.”

Syrian Network for Human Rights, among other sources, reported that the child Mamoun Yousef Al Zain was killed in alleged airstrikes on Jouzef. Jouzef Today reported that the man Khaled Mohammed Deeb Al Mahmoud was injured. Smart News Agency also reported wounded but did not specify a number.

According to Shaam News, “despite Russia’s announcement of a 72-hour truce, Russian and ِAssad warplanes continued to launch dozens of airstrikes, accompanied by heavy artillery and rocket fire on [a number of] cities and towns”, and cites, among other casualties and locations, the death of a child in Jouzef.

Most sources, such as Smart News Agency and the Syrian Network for Human Rights, reported that the Syrian regime had been responsible for the strikes. Others, such as Jouzef, did not attribute blame to a specific belligerent. Only Shaam News Network blamed both Russia and the Syrian regime.

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 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]

Media
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    Mamoun Yousef al Zain, killed in airstrikes on Jozef, Idlib, on June 13th (via Syrian Network for Human rights)
  • Damaged vehicle after alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jouzef, Idlib, on June 13th, 2019 (via Jouzef Today).
  • Damaged vehicle after alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jouzef, Idlib, on June 13th, 2019 (via Jouzef Today).
  • Destroyed building after alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jouzef, Idlib, on June 13th, 2019 (via Jouzef Today).
  • Damaged motorcycle after alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jouzef, Idlib, on June 13th, 2019 (via Jouzef Today).
  • Presumably blood on a brick after alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Jouzef, Idlib, on June 13th, 2019 (via Jouzef Today).

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
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]