Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3815

Incident date

June 16, 2019

Location

Several towns and villages in Idlib, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Shaam News reported a number of airstrikes on a number of locations in Idlib on June 16th, citing “many wounded, including women and children.”

According to this source, “the Russian military and Assad regime carried out air raids accompanied by heavy artillery and shelling, targeting the cities and towns of Khan Sheikhun, Kifroma, Ma’arah al-Nu’man, Hayish, Safwan, Al-Fataira, Muqqa, Ma’arrah, Hormah, Tirmala, Hachas, Kefersgana, Karsa, Bara, Hossan and Al-Fatira. A martyr in Karsa’a and many wounded in the other areas Including children and women.”

No other information is known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • 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

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 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

Sources (1) [ collapse]