Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3828

Incident date

June 20, 2019

Location

العامرية, Al Amiriya, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

One woman was reported killed on airstrikes and heavy artillery shelling on Al Amiriya, Idlib, on June 20th. Idlib Plus named the women victim to the attack as Hala Abd Al Qader Hassoun. However, other sources mentioned that the victim is a child.

Step Agency reported that “a military air raid on Amiriya north of Khan Sheikhoun city, coinciding with heavy artillery shelling targeting the town, wounded a number of civilians south of Idlib”, while two other sources also stated that a woman had been killed in the attack.

While three sources did not positively attribute blame for the bombardment, two other sources named both Russian forces and the Syrian regime in reporting the incident.

No other information is known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Hala Abd Al Qader Hassoun Age unknown female Some sources referred to her as a child. killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • A list of the names of those killed on June 20th (via Idlib Plus)

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 and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (8) [ collapse]