Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3847

Incident date

June 26, 2019

Location

معرة النعمان, Ma’aret Al Nu’man, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

One to two civilians including a child were reported killed in airstrikes on the outskirts of Ma’aret Al Nu’man, Idlib, on June 26th.

Along with other sources citing similar figures, Syria.liveuamap stated that “two civilians were killed and others wounded on the outskirts of Ma’arat al-Nu’man as a result of the targeting of their homes by air strikes.” Meanwhile, Edlib Media Centre documented “a martyr and several wounded” in the air raids.

Orient News said: “A civilian was killed and five others were wounded, when Assad militia warplanes bombed the outskirts of the city of Maarat al-Numan, south of Idlib.”

Listing the incident, Step News reported that “a number of civilians were killed Wednesday as a result of renewed aerial and land bombardment of the Idlib countryside,” citing “air raids and artillery shelling carried out by the Assad regime and Russia.” Meanwhile three other sources attributed the attack to the Syrian regime, and four other sources did not positively attribute blame.

Muhammad Salhab and Baladi News said two were killed and five injured.

Horrya added that “major damage to properties” occurred because of the strikes.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • 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 (24) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (8) [ collapse]

  • Image Caption translation: "Two civilians were killed and several wounded as a result of air raids on the outskirts of the city of Ma'arat al-Nu'man in the southern suburb of Idlib: (via Macro Media Centre)
  • Image Caption translation: "Two civilians were killed and several wounded as a result of air raids on the outskirts of the city of Ma'arat al-Nu'man in the southern suburb of Idlib: (via Macro Media Centre)
  • Image Caption translation: "Two civilians were killed and several wounded as a result of air raids on the outskirts of the city of Ma'arat al-Nu'man in the southern suburb of Idlib: (via Macro Media Centre)
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    Image Caption translation: "Two civilians were killed and several wounded as a result of air raids on the outskirts of the city of Ma'arat al-Nu'man in the southern suburb of Idlib: (via Macro Media Centre)
  • Syrian Civil Defense forces carrying the body of one of the victims of an airstrike that struck Ma'aret Al Numan on June 26th (via Syrian Network for Human Rights).
  • Another picture of Ahmed Abu Hajar, allegedly killed by a Russian or Syria nRegime airstrike on Ma’aret Al Nu’man on June 26th, 2019 (via anasanas84)

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 – 2
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • 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 (24) [ collapse]