Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3853

Incident date

June 27, 2019

Location

البارة, Al Bara, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

One to three civilians were reported killed in airstrikes on Al Bara, Idlib, on June 27th.

According to Syria Civil Defense, “three civilians, including a woman, were killed and eight others were wounded in the town of Al Bara in the village of Idlib.”

@SyrianCoalition also reported “three martyrs – two men and a woman – as a result of the targeting of the popular market and civilian homes in the town of Al Bara.”

Shabab Al Latamina alleged the death of one civilian, while two other sources claimed that one man and one woman had perished in the airstrikes.

Four sources attributed the attack to the Syrian regime, while three others did not positively attribute blame. @SyrianCoalition named both Russian forces and the Syrian regime in reporting the incident.

No other information is known at this time.

The incident occured around midday.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • (1 woman1–2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    8
  • 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
    Unknown

Sources (20) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (10) [ collapse]

  • Image caption translation: "Three martyrs "two men and a woman", as a result of the targeting of the popular market and civilian homes in the town of Bara in Idlib South countryside, air raids of Regime and Russia at noon today." (via @SyrianCoalition)
  • Image Caption: "Three civilians, including a woman, were killed and eight others were wounded in the town of Al Bara in the village of Idlib." (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image Caption translation: "Two martyrs and several wounded as a result of targeting the military aircraft of the regime forces residential neighborhoods in the town of Al Bara south of Idlib" (via Macro Media Center)
  • Image Caption translation: "Two martyrs and several wounded as a result of targeting the military aircraft of the regime forces residential neighborhoods in the town of Al Bara south of Idlib" (via Macro Media Center)
  • Image Caption translation: "Two martyrs and several wounded as a result of targeting the military aircraft of the regime forces residential neighborhoods in the town of Al Bara south of Idlib" (via Macro Media Center)
  • Image Caption translation: "Two martyrs and several wounded as a result of targeting the military aircraft of the regime forces residential neighborhoods in the town of Al Bara south of Idlib" (via Macro Media Center)
  • Image Caption translation: "Two martyrs and several wounded as a result of targeting the military aircraft of the regime forces residential neighborhoods in the town of Al Bara south of Idlib" (via Macro Media Center)
  • Image Caption translation: "Two martyrs and several wounded as a result of targeting the military aircraft of the regime forces residential neighborhoods in the town of Al Bara south of Idlib" (via Macro Media Center)
  • Yassin Shartah lost one of his kidneys as a result of an alleged regime or Russia's airstrike when a shrapnel penetrated his intestine, causing damage to the kidney. (Image via Yousef Shartah).
  • Yassin Shartah lost one of his kidneys as a result of an alleged regime or Russia's airstrike when a shrapnel penetrated his intestine, causing damage to the kidney. (Image via Taher.alkakaa).

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 – 3
  • (1 woman1–2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    8
  • 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
    Unknown

Sources (20) [ collapse]