Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3854

Incident date

June 27, 2019

Location

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

Airwars assessment

Up to two civilians was reported killed and four others were wounded in airstrikes on Ma’aret Al Nu’man, Idlib, on June 27th.

Significant damage to property was reported as a result of the incident.

Syria Civil Defense alleged “three air strikes targeting the town of Ma’arat al-Nu’man in the village of Idlib, resulting in the injury of four civilians, and material damage to houses and property.”

While @SyrianCoalition named both Russian forces and the Syrian regime in reporting the incident, four sources did not positively attribute blame.

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
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (15) [ collapse]

  • Caption translation: "Injured 4 civilians and significant damage to their property, as a result of the terrorism of the Assad regime and # Russia by air bombing on the city of Maarat al-Nu'man in rural Idlib" (via @SyrianCoalition)
  • Image caption translation: "Three air strikes targeting the town of Ma'arat al-Nu'man in the village of Idlib, which resulted in the injury of four civilians and material damage to houses and property." (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image caption translation: "Photos The effects of the destruction caused by the bombing of the military aircraft city of Ma'arat al-Nu'man south of Idlib." (via Edlib Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: "Photos The effects of the destruction caused by the bombing of the military aircraft city of Ma'arat al-Nu'man south of Idlib." (via Edlib Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: "Photos The effects of the destruction caused by the bombing of the military aircraft city of Ma'arat al-Nu'man south of Idlib." (via Edlib Media Center)
  • Image caption translation: Civilian casualties caused by the targeting of military aircraft A residential neighborhood in Ma'arat al-Nu'man." (via @IdlibPlus)
  • Image caption translation: Civilian casualties caused by the targeting of military aircraft A residential neighborhood in Ma'arat al-Nu'man." (via @IdlibPlus)
  • Image caption translation: Civilian casualties caused by the targeting of military aircraft A residential neighborhood in Ma'arat al-Nu'man." (via @IdlibPlus)
  • Image caption translation: Civilian casualties caused by the targeting of military aircraft A residential neighborhood in Ma'arat al-Nu'man." (via @IdlibPlus)
  • Images from airstrikes on Ma'aret Al-Nu'man on June 27th, 2019. (via @liveuamar from MMC).
  • SCD volunteer seen amid airstrikes on Ma'aret Al-Nu'man on June 27th, 2019. (via @liveuamar from MMC).
  • SCD volunteer seen amid airstrikes on Ma'aret Al-Nu'man on June 27th, 2019. (via @liveuamar from MMC).
  • Images from airstrikes on Ma'aret Al-Nu'man on June 27th, 2019. (via @liveuamar from MMC).

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
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]