Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3883

Incident date

July 10, 2019

Location

مرديخ أو تل مرديخ, Mardikh or Tal Mardikh, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two to three civilians were reported killed in airstrikes on Tal Mardikh, Idlib, on July 10th.

ShahbaPress tweeted “two killed, and wounded civilians, in air raids on the town of Tal Mardikh in countryside of # Idlib South.”

@SyrianCoaltion stated that “at least two people were killed in the town of Tal Mardikh in countryside of Idlib, after the terror of the Assad regime and the Russian occupation directly targeting civilian homes in air raids.” The Syrian Human Rights Committee named one of the victims as Muhammad Jum’a al-Shabib.

Two sources named both Russian forces and the Syrian regime in reporting the incident, while two other sources did not positively attribute blame.

No more information is known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (22) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Image Caption Translation: "At least two people were killed in the town of Tal Mardikh in countryside of Idlib, because of the terror of the Assad regime and the Russian occupation directly targeting civilian homes." (via @SyrianCoaltion)
  • An airstrike on Tal mardikh on July 10th, 2019. (via Shohdaa.tal.mardekh)

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
    2
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (22) [ collapse]