Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3862

Incident date

July 1, 2019

Location

معرة حرمة أو معرتحرمة, Ma’aret Harma, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Up to three civilians were reported killed, and others injured, in an airstrike on Ma’aret Harma, Idlib, on July 1st.

According to Step News, “three people were killed as a result of injuries following Russian raids targeting the town of Ma’aret Harma south of Idlib.”

@abuhuzaifa_ stated that two of those killed were Abdullah Mohammed Al-Hajji and Eid Abdul Razzaq Al-Razouk.

Three sources attributed the airstrike to Russian forces, one source named the Syrian regime as the active belligerent, while two others did not positively attribute blame.

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
    2 – 3
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (17) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Caption: Three martyrs in Ma'aret Harma south of Idlib as a result of targeting civilian homes with an airstrike followed by missiles by the regime forces.

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 and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 3
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (17) [ collapse]