Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3821

Incident date

June 19, 2019

Location

معرة حرمة, Ma’arat Harma, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

At least one civilian was reportedly injured in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on the town of Ma’arat Al Harma on June 19th, 2019, according to local sources.

@nabdalthwra reported that “a civilian was wounded as a result of the Assad warplanes targeting the town of Ma’arat Harma in the southern countryside of Idlib.” Other sources, such as JisrTV, however, reported that multiple civilians were injured, but did not specify the number.

While most sources blamed the Syrian regime for the strikes, Resala Post wrote that Russian aviation targeted the town with four airstrikes. 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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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 (9) [ 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
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]