Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3892

Incident date

July 11, 2019

Location

جسر الشغور, Jisr Al Shughour, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Civilian homes and shops in the the Al Shamali neighborhood of the city of Jisr Al-Shaghour were struck by alleged Russian or Syrian missiles in what was described “a massacre”, killing up to six civilians and wounding up to 14.

According to Edlib Media Center, at least three people were killed in the attack. Syrian Civil Defense forces, who were at the scene, put the death toll higher and reported on a total of five killed and eight wounded.

The Syrian Coalition reported on its website that “six civilians, one of them a child, were killed, while nine others were injured.”

Jisr Media Center identified the victims of the airstrikes and found that six civilians were killed and 14 were wounded. The source reported that among those killed were two children and one elderly woman. The source added that among the wounded were four wounded children and four wounded women.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Omar Awrah 12 years old male killed
  • Yasser Haj Asaad 19 years old male killed
  • Ibrahim Primo 20 years old male killed
  • Abdul Wahid Awrah 70 years old male killed
  • Mohammed Awrah 18 years old male killed
  • Kareema Al Omar 70 years old female killed
  • Zakaria Tato 60 years old male injured
  • Mohammed Juma acid 70 years old male injured
  • Ali Awrah 22 years old male injured
  • Omar Sari 27 years old male injured
  • Haya Zalkhi 12 years old female injured
  • Rahaf Abdel Nasser 5 years old female injured
  • Sham Bakdash 3 years old female injured
  • Ola Kahil 23 years old female injured
  • Ahmed Sheikh Salem 70 years old male injured
  • Yasmeen Sheikh Salem 30 years old female injured
  • Esraa Benin 6 years old female injured
  • Dalal Benin 32 years old female injured
  • Khaled Shehadeh 24 years old male injured
  • Lina Doublou 35 years old female injured

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 6
  • (1–2 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    8–14
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (18) [ collapse]

Media
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    The body of a child being carried after he was killed by an airstrike that struck Jisr Al Shughour on July 11th (via @SyrianCoalition).
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    Several meen tending to the victims of an airstrike that struck Jisr Al Shughour on July 11th (via @SyrianCoalition).
  • Syrian Civil Defense volunteers walking through the streets of Jisr Al Shughour after it was struck by alleged Syrian and Russian airstrikes on July 11th (via @SyrianCoalition).
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    The body of a child being carried after he was killed by an airstrike that struck Jisr Al Shughour on July 11th (via @SyrianCoalition).
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    A little girl was wounded by an alleged Syrian or Russian airstrike on Jisr al-Shughur on July 11th (via Syrian Observatory for Human Rights).
  • Syrian Civil Defense volunteers walking through the streets of Jisr Al Shughour after it was struck by alleged Syrian and Russian airstrikes on July 11th (via Syrian Civil Defense).
  • Syrian Civil Defense volunteers walking through the streets of Jisr Al Shughour after it was struck by alleged Syrian and Russian airstrikes on July 11th (via Syrian Civil Defense).
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    Video capturing the first moments after an alleged Russian or Syrian strike struck Jisr Al Shughour on July 11th (via Syrian Civil Defense).
  • Video capturing the first moments after an alleged Russian or Syrian strike struck Jisr Al Shughour on July 11th (via Syrian Civil Defense).

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
    3 – 6
  • (1–2 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    8–14
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

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