Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3863

Incident date

July 2, 2019

Location

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

Airwars assessment

Three civilians were reported injured, including a child, in airstrikes on Ma’aret Al Nu’man, Idlib, on July 2nd.

Syrian Coalition News stated that “activists said that three people were injured, including a child, this morning in the bombing of Maarat al-Nu’man in rural Idlib”, and named Russian forces and the Syrian regime in reporting the incident.

Three other sources reported the airstrike, but did not positively attribute blame.

The incident occured in the morning.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    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
    Unknown

Sources (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (8) [ collapse]

  • Image caption translation: "Three civilians, including a child, were wounded by an air strike that targeted the town of Ma'arat al-Nu'man this morning" (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image caption translation: "Three civilians, including a child, were wounded by an air strike that targeted the town of Ma'arat al-Nu'man this morning" (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image caption translation: "Three civilians, including a child, were wounded by an air strike that targeted the town of Ma'arat al-Nu'man this morning" (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Caption: Ma'aret Al-Nu'man a short while ago.
  • Caption: Breaking: Warplanes target with rockets Ma'aret Al-Nu'man city south of Idlib.
  • Images of airstrikes on Ma'aret Al-Nu'man on July 2nd, 2019. (via @alEtihad_Press)
  • Images of airstrikes on Ma'aret Al-Nu'man on July 2nd, 2019. (via @alEtihad_Press)

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    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
    Unknown

Sources (13) [ collapse]