Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3849

Incident date

June 26, 2019

Location

كفرسجنة, Kafar Sijna, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Local sources reported that a missile struck near Martyr Wahid al Yousef Primary School in Kafr Sajna village in Idlib, damaging the building and wounding one civilian.

Youmyat rejal shora alleged: “Police officer Abd al-Rahman Hamdaoui, from the Kafr Sijnah al-Hurra police station, was wounded by the air raid of the regime, which targeted the town this evening.”

@syrian191124 said: “Assad militia warplanes bombard the villages of Abdin and Kfarsjna, in the southern countryside of Idlib, in several raids with vacuum missiles.”

While Syrian Network for Human Rights and Smart News blamed the Syrian regime, whereas Shaam News reported that the Russians aircrafts also carried out attacks in the region that day that the forces “launched dozens of air raids accompanied by heavy artillery shelling”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

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

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