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
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Military, Syrian Regime
  • Suspected target
    Other

Sources (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

Russian Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Military
  • Russian Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Syrian Regime Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime
  • Syrian Regime 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
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Military, Syrian Regime
  • Suspected target
    Other

Sources (11) [ collapse]