Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3859

Incident date

June 30, 2019

Location

العامرية, Al Amiriya, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Two children were reported killed and six others including three children injured in airstrikes on Al Amiriya, Idlib, on June 30th. @HalabTodayTV reported the use of cluster bombs in the airstrike on the village.

While Syrian network for Human Rights referred to the children killed as two siblings, Shabab Al Latamina documented the martyrdom of the two children “Riad Ahmed Al Fawaz and Domu’ Ahmad Al Fawaz“, with attached images of a boy and a girl killed in the attack. Furthermore, Syria Civil Defense alleged the death of a boy and a girl, and the injury of three other children. The two children were displaced from Al-Jabin in Hama, accoridng to local sources.

Shabab Al Latamina state that a three year old child, Adib Mustafa Al-Sulaiman, was also injured in the bombardment.

Two sources attributed the strike to Russian forces, and one to the Syrian regime, while another source named both of these in reporting the incident. Two other sources did not positively attribute blame for the attack.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

  • Riad Ahmed Al Fawaz Child female killed
  • Domu’ Ahmad Al Fawaz Child male Caption translation: "Martyrdom of the two children "Riad Ahmed Al Fawaz and Domu’ Ahmad Al Fawaz"- displaced people of the village of # Jubain in the northern countryside of Hama - following aerial bombardment and artillery fire from the regime and the Russians on the village of # Amriya rural Idlib South." (via Shabab Al Latamina) killed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–6
  • 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

Sources (25) [ collapse]

Media
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    Riad Ahmed Al Fawaz, a displaced, child, was killed in airstrikes or artillery attacks on Al Amiriya in Idlib on June 30th, 2019. (via Justice Organisation)
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    Domou' Ahmed Al Fawaz, a displaced, child, was killed in airstrikes or artillery attacks on Al Amiriya in Idlib on June 30th, 2019. (via Justice Organization)
  • A child and girl were killed and 3 other children were injured a short while ago, after the targeting of the village of Al Amiriya in Idlib countryside, with two air strikes by warplanes

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 type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–6
  • 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

Sources (25) [ collapse]