Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3841

Incident date

June 22, 2019

Location

خان السبل, Khan Al Subul, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed in airstrikes on Khan Al Subul, Idlib, on June 22nd.

Macro Media Centre and Syria.liveuamap alleged that “one civilian was killed and three others wounded in air raids on the city of Khan Al Subul”, while Edlib Media Centre initially reported that “a man and a woman were injured when a military aircraft targeted the town of Khan al-Subul, south of Idlib, with rockets.”

As understanding of the events unfolded, this same source, Edlib Media Centre documented “the martyrdom of a man who was wounded by a missile attack.”

EdlibNN said that one civilian was killed and six wounded.

Mohammed Mustafa Al Satuf reported the same casualty toll and added two raids were conducted by a Su-24 with six missiles. He said a child and a woman were among the wounded.

While four sources did not positively attribute blame for the attack, Shahba Press attributed the airstrike to the Syrian regime, while Step News named both Russian forces and the Syrian regime in reporting the incident.

The incident occured at 9:23 am local time.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–6
  • 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
    Other

Sources (16) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (17) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of the airstrikes on Khan Al Subul, Idlib, on June 22nd (via Edlib Media Centre)
  • The aftermath of the airstrikes on Khan Al Subul, Idlib, on June 22nd (via Edlib Media Centre)
  • The aftermath of the airstrikes on Khan Al Subul, Idlib, on June 22nd (via Edlib Media Centre)
  • The aftermath of the airstrikes on Khan Al Subul, Idlib, on June 22nd (via Edlib Media Centre)
  • Aftermath of Syrian regime or Russian airstrike on Khan Al Subul on June 22nd, 2019 (via Mohammed Mustafa Al Satuf)
  • Aftermath of Syrian regime or Russian airstrike on Khan Al Subul on June 22nd, 2019 (via Mohammed Mustafa Al Satuf)
  • Car allegedly damaged by Syrian regime or Russian airstrike on Khan Al Subul on June 22nd, 2019 (via Mohammed Mustafa Al Satuf)
  • Aftermath of Syrian regime or Russian airstrike on Khan Al Subul on June 22nd, 2019 (via Mohammed Mustafa Al Satuf)
  • Blood stain allegedly caused by Syrian regime or Russian airstrike on Khan Al Subul on June 22nd, 2019 (via Mohammed Mustafa Al Satuf)
  • Aftermath of Syrian regime or Russian airstrike on Khan Al Subul on June 22nd, 2019 (via Mohammed Mustafa Al Satuf)
  • Car allegedly damaged by Syrian regime or Russian airstrike on Khan Al Subul on June 22nd, 2019 (via Mohammed Mustafa Al Satuf)
  • Blood stain allegedly caused by Syrian regime or Russian airstrike on Khan Al Subul on June 22nd, 2019 (via Mohammed Mustafa Al Satuf)
  • Aftermath of Syrian regime or Russian airstrike on Khan Al Subul on June 22nd, 2019 (via Mohammed Mustafa Al Satuf)
  • Aftermath of Syrian regime or Russian airstrike on Khan Al Subul on June 22nd, 2019 (via Mohammed Mustafa Al Satuf)
  • Victim beng taken into an ambulance after Syrian regime or Russian airstrike on Khan Al Subul on June 22nd, 2019 (via Mohammed Mustafa Al Satuf)
  • Victim beng taken into an ambulance after Syrian regime or Russian airstrike on Khan Al Subul on June 22nd, 2019 (via Mohammed Mustafa Al Satuf)

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 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–6
  • 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
    Other

Sources (16) [ collapse]