Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3852

Incident date

June 27, 2019

Location

كفرسجنة, Kafar Sijna, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

One woman was killed and up to three of her family member injured in airstrikes on Kafar Sijna, Idlib, on June 27th.

Baladi News reported that “A woman was martyred and a young man was wounded in the town of Kafar Sijna by an air raid by Russian warplanes targeting the town.”

Masar Press wrote: “A woman was killed and her family members were injured in an airstrike by the Assad forces that targeted a house in the town of Kafr Sijnah in the southern countryside.”

Anas Almaarawi tweeted: “A woman was killed and three civilians were wounded as a result of the targeting of the town of Kafr Sijnah in the southern countryside of Idlib by warplanes.”

The vast majority of sources blamed the Syrian regime for the attack.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • 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 (17) [ 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
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • 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 (17) [ collapse]